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The Biology Department offers four majors.

  • Biological Science major
  • Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biomedical Sciences major
  • Evolution, Ecology, Organismal Biology major
  • Biology major for Teacher Certification

Your required 100 level courses are identical across all majors.

Students enrolled in a pre-2020 catalog year can find more information here.

WHICH SHOULD I CHOOSE?

Biological Science major

For the student interested in broad training in the biological sciences.

This major is designed to prepare students for:

  • Diverse career options in which to apply your broad knowledge of biology
  • Graduate school programs in related fields

Biological Science Course Map (218KB)  - PDF Download

Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biomedical Sciences major

For the student especially interested in medicine and other health professions and the molecular basis of life.

This major is designed to prepare students for:

  • Graduate school programs in cell, molecular and/or biomedical science,
  • Professional programs in medical, pharmacy, dental, or veterinary schools, and/or physician assistant programs

Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biomedical Sciences Course Map (219KB)  - PDF Download

Evolution, Ecology, Organismal Biology major

For the student especially interested in field work, species identifications, and applying ecological principles to issues of conservation, restoration, and biotic assessment.

This major is designed to prepare students for:

  • Department of Natural Resources [DNR]
  • Environmental work
  • Non-governmental policy jobs
  • Local rehabilitation and conservation organizations
  • Graduate school programs in related fields

Evolution, Ecology, Organismal Biology Course Map (223KB) - PDF Download

Biology major for Teacher Certification

For the student pursuing teaching Biology in secondary education.

Biology major for Teacher Certification Course Map (172KB) - PDF Download

Contact Us

almarti2@svsu.edu
(989) 964-2229(989) 964-2229

Department Chair

Dr. Arthur Martin

Office

SW 152