Biology Major & Specializations

Biology Minor

Please note: The University Bulletin is the authority on all major and minor requirements and should be reviewed throughly. The major guidelines worksheets above are provided as a tool to help students plan out their courses. The worksheets are also available in the main Biology office located in BRB 101 (5 Cummington Mall).

For questions regarding the biology major, minor, or specializations, please contact your Biology faculty advisor or the Undergraduate Program Specialist, Stacy Straaberg Finfrock.

Academic Advisors

Biology majors should check the Student Link to see their assigned Biology advisor. This information can be found under the Academic tab, then Academic Advising. If you do not have an assigned advisor for your major, contact Diana Hughes.

Please include the following in your email:

  • Full name
  • BU ID
  • Preferred advisor if applicable

Academic Help

For help with a Biology course, check out this list of resources.

For help with any course, contact the Educational Resource Center (ERC) which offers free peer tutoring and other services to help you develop your academic skill set.