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Undergraduate Studies

Biological Sciences’ Core Curriculum

The core curricula of our different majors include foundational coursework in mathematics, chemistry and physics with concomitant exposure to concepts fundamental to all living things at several levels of organization. Upper division electives allow students to explore natural history, anatomy/physiology, molecular/cellular/developmental biology, biochemistry, microbiology, and quantitative/integrative biology.

Advising and Registration

As you go about the process of choosing a university and a major, there are many factors to be considered. View this site for information about undergraduate advising.

If you need further help with advising and registration, please email  questions to the  academic advising center.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

For information about financial aid or scholarships, visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office or call 208-885-6312.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from any of the majors in Biological Sciences will be exceptionally prepared to enter any profession in the field of life sciences.

For a good overview of the careers and job prospects awaiting successful graduates in the biological sciences, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook, Life/Physical/Social Science section.

For BLS’s Occupational Employment Statistics pages, go to:


Department of Biological Sciences

Physical Address:
Life Sciences South 252

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051

Phone: 208-885-6280

Fax: 208-885-7905


Web: Department of Biological Sciences