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.
A one-page summary of the major requirements
Course guides with suggested plans for completing a Biology major.
A list of courses that count as electives to fill Biology major requirements.
Ready to become a Biology major? Here's how.
All students must complete an Integrative Experience requirement in their major, as part of the University's general education program.
A description of the courses required to complete the Biology minor.
Biology honors students may choose to complete departmental honors.
Biology majors may choose to spend a semester or two in international or domestic exchange.
Descriptions of all Biology courses.
Courses and instructors for the current academic year (PDF)
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.
The Biology Department sponsors two residential programs for first-year students.
Spring 2024 Biology course list and registration updates