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The Biological Sciences majors study life, living organisms, and vital processes. Within this broad context, students will have a more individualized learning experience in their selection of customized course tracks in areas such as cell and molecular biology, evolution and environment, physiology and neurosciences, and pre-health professional.

For more information about the department and programs of study in Biological Sciences, please email the Biology department at or contact the Chair, Dr. Mesia Steed.

Programs of Study

General Biology
Cell & Molecular
Pre-Health Professional

Biology Minor

Neuroscience Minor

Biotechnology Minor


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Facilities and Technology

The Biological Sciences Department occupies spacious laboratory and classroom facilities in the W.B. Atkinson Science Building on the main WSSU campus, as well as in the Piedmont Triad Community Research Center, in the heart of the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The department houses major equipment and instrumentation for teaching and research in the biological sciences.

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