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.
For further information about undergraduate degree requirements for majors and minors, please refer to the Undergraduate Curricular Requirements. Please click on the hyperlink for an up-to-date link in the General Catalog.
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.
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: