Biology Major & Specializations

Please note: The University Bulletin is the authority on all major requirements. The worksheets above are provided as a tool for course planning. If you have questions, please contact your Biology faculty advisor or Stacy Straaberg Finfrock.

Please note: The University Bulletin is the authority on Biology minor requirements. The worksheet above is provided as a tool for course planning. If you have questions, please contact the Undergraduate Program Specialist, Stacy Straaberg Finfrock.


Biology majors should check the Student Link to see their assigned academic advisor. This information can be found under the Academic tab, then Academic Advising.

If you do not have an assigned advisor for your major, email Missy Berry. Please include the following information in your email:

  • Full name
  • BU ID
  • Preferred advisor (if desired)


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.

A list of academic resources by subject area is listed on the ERC’s website.