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The Department of Biology offers the following degree options as a major or 2nd major: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), and a Quantitative Track Bachelor of Science. We also offer a minor in biology


In Fall 22, the biology department started to run a new curriculum for all the incoming students (Fall 22 or later). Students who started before Fall 22 still follow the old curriculum.

Below you will find details about each of our majors as well as an oirentation video for the transfer students of fall 24.


Students can specialize in many areas within the field of biology: animal behavior, biomechanics, botany, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, marine biology, microbiology, molecular biology, neurobiology, organismal biology, physiology, and plant biology; however there are no degrees awarded for sub-disciplines of study.

There is no dedicated pre-med track of biology courses.