The Department of Biology is currently the largest undergraduate major on the UW Seattle campus. The majors below provide training in biology at all levels, from introductory to highly advanced and give students the opportunity to choose a curriculum that best suits their needs. Specific requirements for each major can be viewed below:
The Department of Biology offers two degree programs, one leading to a B.A. and one leading to a B.S.
Biology Academic Services Office can help you decide which path is best for your individual goals. We also recommend that you see an adviser at least every other quarter.
Interested in finding out what courses will be offered when? Here is the Biology course matrix for the Biology B.A. and B.S. degrees for the 2013-2014 school year.