Our students can earn one of three different bachelor’s degrees in biology: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Science Education (BSE). The majority of our majors elect the BS degree.
We currently offer four majors. There are two minors offered and is the unofficial host for an interdisciplinary third minor. All of these degree programs are detailed below. A fifth major, Biomedical Science, is currently being approved and should be available in 2020. Presently, students interested in this degree should complete the previous Healthcare Science Emphasis of the biology major.
To declare a major or minor, you must fill out a form in the Undergraduate Advising Resource Center which is located in the Student Success Center.
- Biomedical Science (awaiting approval; see Healthcare Science emphasis)
- Environmental Health
- Medical Imaging
Emphases are available for Biology and Medical Imaging majors.
Biology majors may choose from of the following emphases:
Medical imaging majors may choose from the following emphases:
To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Biology, Environmental Health, Microbiology and Medical Imaging majors and the Biology or Microbiology minor. Students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.