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The Biology program prepares students for careers in health sciences, biotechnology, and advanced study in biology by exposing them to the range of concepts, approaches, and techniques used by modern biologists. If you are seeking a strong foundation in biology and an interdisciplinary approach to a thorough understanding of the life sciences, this program is ideal.


The program offers a major in the Biological Sciences and minors in:

Biology majors can opt for a general curriculum or could choose to focus in a particular area by selecting one of the following areas of concentration: biotechnology, cellular and molecular, microbiology, neuroscience, or pre-professional.

Program Resources

Graduating seniors must complete an e-portfolio. THIS IS A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT.
Here are 4 helpful forms to assist in the e-portfolio completion process.

Please visit the E-Portfolio Gallery



Go ahead... take the next step. Ignite your passion, discover your strength, and prepare to make a difference in the world. There is no ceiling to what you can do at WSSU. #BeTheNext

My major taught me the importance of patience, consistency, and preparation. I performed research in the lab of Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes where I conducted experiments on a distinct breast cancer cell line. I appreciated working side-by-side with research faculty.

Shanderus Stewart '16