Available as a Major in:
Bachelor of Arts and
Bachelor of Science programs.

Available as a Minor in:

Any program.


Professor Anne McIntosh identifying plants


The biology major will provide you with broad exposure to the sub-disciplines of biology. You will develop an understanding of the scientific process through scientific inquiry and acquire transferable skills that will prepare you for graduate studies, professional programs, and a broad range of careers as you nurture your respect for life on earth.

Professor Sheryl Gares looking into a microscope, leading a lab session


The biology minor gives you a background in the life sciences to complement your major. This option is of particular interest to students pursuing a teaching career or further studies in a wide range of disciplines (e.g., chemistry, environmental studies).