Which Biology Major? — Table of Contents (HTML)
Which Biology Major? provides an introduction to the diversity of undergraduate programs offered in the biological sciences. Students will find suggestions on how to narrow their interests, select a major, choose courses for the freshman year and connect to an advisor. It also includes links to departments and other sources of information and assistance.
Section I: Frequently Asked Questions
- Where is the Biology Department?
- Why are there so many different majors?
- Isn't there a 'pre-med' or a 'pre-vet' major?
- Isn't there an Environmental Studies major?
- Which biology major is right for me?
- Will I need to go to graduate school?
- How soon should I declare a major?
- How do I get involved in research?
Section II: Narrowing your interests
Section III: Connecting to an Advisor
Section IV: The Freshman year and beyond
- Course Sequence: What to Take When?
- Introductory Biology: Freshman or Sophomore Year
- Introductory Biology
- General Chemistry
Section V: The Majors
- Animal Sciences
- Biological Aspects of Conservation
- Biology - Secondary Education
- Biomedical Engineering
- Communicative Disorders
- Dairy Science
- Environmental Studies
- Exercise & Movement Science (Kinesiology)
- Food Science
- Forest Science
Section VI:The Schools and Colleges
- The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)
- The College of Engineering
- The College of Letters and Science (L&S)
- The School of Education
- The School of Medicine & Public Health
- The School of Nursing
- The School of Pharmacy
Section VII: Where to find more information
- Undergraduate Biology Advisor
- Cross-College Advising Service (CCAS)
- Biological Sciences Course Guide
- Undergraduate Research in Biology Website
- Useful Publications
- Career Advising Resources
- Biological Sciences Advisor