Undergraduate Degrees

Undergraduate education in one of the main missions of the Department of Biological Sciences.


Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences

The overall educational objective of the biological sciences undergraduate program is to provide students with a conceptual foundation in biology and a skills base necessary to build successful careers in industry or business or to succeed in graduate school or professional school.

The Department of Biological Sciences awards Bachelor of Science degrees in the following concentrations

  • Ecology, Environmental, and Evolutionary Biology
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology
  • Organismal and Integrative Biology
  • Science Education (Biology)
  • Pre-professional programs such as Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Agriculture, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, and Pre Veterinary Medicine generally follow the curriculum outlined for a concentration in Organismal/Integrated Biology
  • Business


Curriculum Sheets and Course Information

Current Curriculum Sheets

Biology Curriculum Sheet Archive


2019-2023 Course Rotation

View Course Descriptions 


Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Concurrent Enrollment (4 plus 1)

Undergraduate seniors who have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 on all undergraduate work attempted may be allowed to register for graduate credit if they meet certain criteria listed in the University of Louisiana System regulations for students desiring concurrent enrollment in baccalaureate and master's degree programs. Students not meeting undergraduate preparatory requirements will not be eligible for this program.

4 plus 1 Requirements and Information (PDF)


Stem to MBA

Undergraduate students following a concentration in business have the opportunity to join the STEM to MBA graduate program. Click here for more information.



Dual Enrollment

Biology Facilities

Academic Advisors

Archive of Academic Advisors
(Students that have been away for a semester should access our advisor list archive to determine who their advisor is)

List of 200-level Social Science Courses 
(current as of 2010; requirement will be dropped beginning summer 2015)

2019-2023 Course Rotation

How Do I take Courses Elsewhere
(with links to the Louisiana Articulation Matrix and online Course Elsewhere Form)