Change of Major: Biological Sciences

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.

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

Change of Major Advising

Available to students Fall 2024.

Schedule an appointment via Spartan Connect and meet with a CoS-SSC Advisor to discuss Change of Major requirements and application process.

Read the Spartan Connect Student Self-Service Appointment Scheduling Guide to learn how to schedule your appointment.

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. Requesting an application will be available in Fall 2024.

The Spring 2024 "Request for a Change of Major Application" is closed for Fall 2024 admittance consideration. If you have questions about your change of major application, email the College of Science Academic Programs support unit at

Requesting a Change of Major Application does not automatically result in admittance to the major.