Students with majors in the Department of Biology should consult with their advisors regularly as they plan their course of study. Students have the responsibility to keep themselves aware of major requirements and course prerequisites. General requirements, specific course offerings, and the semesters that courses are taught may change.
Mathematics is an important and required skill necessary for success in the sciences. Proper course level placement in mathematics at the beginning of the degree program is essential. Students should consult with an advisor to determine the appropriate level to begin their mathematics studies for meeting requirements and completing their major.
Bachelor of Science OR Bachelor of Arts
Advisor: Dennis Welker, BNR 101 firstname.lastname@example.org
Prehealth Professions Programs
Premedical, predental, and other health professions programs. These programs are designed to satisfy entrance requirements for most medical and dental schools in the United States and Canada. The student receives a BS degree in Biology or another major.
Advisor: Andy Anderson, VSB 231 email@example.com
Nursing Advisor: Yvonne Kobe, BNR 101 firstname.lastname@example.org
Composite Teaching-Biological Science
Additional coursework to develop areas such as mathematics, chemistry, and physics. The program provides the student with a thorough background in the latest and most effective teaching methods and resources. The Secondary Education website, provides information on the education courses required for this degree. The Composite Teaching-Biological Science Major program is fully accredited by the Utah State Office of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Advisor: Richard Mueller, ESLC 245 email@example.com
The Department of Biology offers a BS degree in public health with preprofessional training emphasizing industrial hygiene, environmental health, or public health education. The program prepares students for professional employment in these fields, with options for work in related areas. The public health degree is a good choice for students pursuing medical, dental or other health professional schools.