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The Biology Major at SOU consists of a lower division core sequence, a diverse upper division core sequence, supporting sciences (chemistry, physics, and mathematics), upper division electives, research intensive capstone courses, and seminars for our majors. 


Click Here for the 2015-2016 catalog Biology Major Checklist, which details all of the course requirements for the major.


If you are a student continuing with an earlier Biology Major catalog year, please see your advisor to plan your specific course requirements and scheduling.

If you are interested in pursuing a degree in Biology, please meet with a Biology advisor as soon as possible. To find an appropriate advisor, please speak with any Biology faculty member or staff member in the Science Hall Office (Cascade 101, 552-6341). If you would like to declare yourself a Biology major, please see a staff member in the Science Hall Office to find an appropriate advisor for you.


Please see our Course Scheduling page to find out when specific Biology elective courses are offered.