The Biology Department serves more than a thousand undergraduate majors and minors, and provides courses for students of all majors. Explore the links below for more information.
Find out how to arrange a meeting with a Biology Department advisor.
A description of the courses required to complete the Biology major.
Course guides with suggested plans for completing a Biology major.
A description of the courses required to complete the Biology minor.
Descriptions of all Biology courses.
The websites of current Biology courses. (Includes only those courses hosted on the Biology Department server. The sites for many Biology courses are hosted on the University's Moodle service.)
Enrollment in a few biology courses is by application only.
The Biology Department has established learning goals for its majors.
We offer a range of opportunities for undergraduate participation in faculty research.
Each year, the Biology Department honors a few undergraduates with small scholarship awards.
Many Biology students participate in clubs related to the life sciences.
The Biology Department sponsors two residential programs for first-year students.
All students must complete an Integrative Experience requirement in their major, as part of the University's general education program.
The BCRC supports the computing needs of Biology students and faculty.
- Welcome Letter
- Department at a Glance
- Current News
- Upcoming Events
- Job Openings
- How to Contact Us
- How to Find Us
- Administrative Services
- Computer Services
- Organization Chart/ Committee Structure
- Major Requirements
- Major Requirements Checklist (PDF)
- Recommended Course Sequences
- Minor Requirements
- Departmental Honors
- Course Catalog
- Course Websites
- Course Applications
- Learning Goals
- Research Opportunities
- Awards & Scholarships
- Residential Programs
- Undergrad Handbook (PDF)
- Integrative Experience
- Biology Computer Resource Center
- Central Microscopy
- Genomics & Bioinformatics
- Natural History Collections
- Single Molecule/Live Cell Imaging Facility
- Vibrating Probe Facility
- Zebrafish Facilities
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