Biology - General
This sequence in Biological Sciences is for students interested in many fields of science including Zoology, Animal Behavior, Botany, Ecology, Conservation Biology, Evolution, Physiology, Genetics, Microbiology, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Parasitology, Neurobiology, and Immunology.
Point of Pride
School of Biological Sciences students have access to an entomology collection containing 24,000 specimens used by scientists around the world. The department has a collection of more than 6,000 birds and mammals and a greenhouse with a teaching collection of more than 660 species of flowering plants.
Why study Biology - General?
Biology is the science of living matter. It involves the study of the structure of evolutionary development and functions of plants, animals, and micro organisms.The majority of biologists are engaged in research and development. The biological sciences are good preparation for a career in healthcare such as medicine, dentistry, and veterinary science, but professional degrees and licenses are also necessary to practice in these fields.
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Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing periodfor freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!