The Department of Biology plays a vital role in the undergraduate mission of the campus, providing courses in the biological sciences for liberal education as well as a strong biological background for undergraduate majors and students seeking entry in various professional schools. Biology is one of the largest departments at UMD, with over 700 undergraduate students majoring in this field. Students can complete a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in either Biology or Cell and Molecular Biology offered through the College of Science and Engineering, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology through the College of Liberal Arts, or a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (B.A.Sc.) in Teaching Life Sciences through the College of Education and Human Service Professions.
- All registration functions are available until the end of the open registration period: midnight the second day of classes.
- You may continue registering for classes with permission only until the end of registration for spring 2014: at midnight at the end of the second week of classes.
- If you drop a class before the end of the registration period nothing will show on your record/transcript.
- The drop period without note on your record/transcript ends at the second week of classes: midnight Feb. 3rd, 2014.
- You may drop classes with a W posted on your transcript from Feb. 4th, 2014 to Mar. 14th, 2014. After this date you will need to go through a petition process to withdraw from a class.
- Petitions should be completed at the SCSE Academic Advising Office in ENGR 140.
- Other important deadlines can be found on the Registrars site: Academic Dates and Deadlines.
- Biology Undergraduate Research in Science and Technology Program (BURST)
- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
- BIOL 3990/WRIT 4195 - Duluth Journal of Undergraduate Biology
- BIOL 3993 - Laboratory Teaching Experience
- BIOL 3994 - Undergraduate Research
- BIOL 3996 - Internship in Biology