Apply to Biology
The Biology Change of Major materials and application process is for current students declared a major in the Biological Sciences Department AND for students declared a major outside the Biological Sciences Department interested in pursuing a change of major to any major within the Biological Sciences Department.
Students are encouraged to attend a change of major workshop and/or request an informational packet each academic year due to potential changes to department specific application requirements between application periods.
Learn about majors in the Biological Sciences Department:
- BA, Biological Sciences
- BS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Microbiology
- BS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Molecular Biology
- BS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Systems Physiology
- BS, Ecology and Evolution
- BS, Marine Biology
- Biology Change of Major Informational Packet (recommended)
- Request to receive current information on the criteria, process, and deadlines for applying to a major in Biology.
- Students will receive a Biology Change of Major Informational Packet in 3-5 business days.
It is recommended for students to request a Biology Change of Major Informational Packet prior to registering for a Biology Virtual Change of Major Workshop.
- Biology Virtual Change of Major Workshop (recommended)
- Register to attend a Biology Virtual Change of Major Workshop to receive detailed information on the criteria, process, and deadlines for applying to a major in Biology.
- CoS-SSC Virtual Change of Major Advising is available to students to register and
attend a Biology Change of Major Workshop.
- Fall 2023 Biology Change of Major Workshops Dates & Times:
Apply to Biology
To apply to a major within the Biology Department, evaluate your eligibility based on current admission criteria. When ready to apply, request a Change of Major Application.
Request a Change of Major Application and submit a College of Science Change of Major Application by the application deadline: December 1st, 2023 (for Spring 2024 admittance consideration).Requesting a Change of Major Application does not automatically result in admittance to the major.