The Undergraduate Biological Sciences Program

Over 1500 students major in Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park. The undergraduate Biological Sciences program is coordinated by the Departments of Biology, Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics, and Entomology and is administered by the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences.

The Biological Sciences major exposes students to the modern experimental disciplines within biology and prepares them for diverse careers in health care, research, policy and academia. Students can choose to major in Biological Sciences: General Biology, or specialize in a variety of areas.

Students in the Biological Sciences program receive personal attention, high-quality advising and numerous on- and off-campus research and internship opportunities.