Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Department of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Biological Sciences offers the following programs of study at the undergraduate level:

A major in Biology is recommended for students interested in pursuing general careers in botany, zoology, ecology, microbiology or molecular biology.

It is also recommended for individuals preparing for graduate studies in biology, medicine, dentistry or medically oriented fields, including optometry, pharmacy, podiatry or veterinary science; teacher education in secondary schools, i.e., teaching of biological or natural sciences; basic or applied research in the biological sciences; or environmental biology, including conservation, wildlife biology, forestry, fisheries, pollution control and marine biology.

Students selecting this major should contact the department to be assigned an adviser to assist them in designing a program to meet their specific needs. Students will meet with their adviser each term to discuss their progress and to facilitate necessary changes in their programs of study.

Department of Biological Sciences
Smith Hall, Room 341 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3042
Fax: 410-704-2405


Student collecting a zooplankton sample

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