UMBC's Department of Biological Sciences is one of the university's largest academic departments, encompassing a wide breadth of research and teaching with foci in the following areas:
With 27 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and seven instructors and lecturers, the department offers a full complement of baccalaureate and graduate programs leading to B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, which are recognized for their emphasis on research, scientific approach, faculty contact, and extensive lab offerings. These programs serve to train a broad spectrum of future biologists and researchers and to prepare students for graduate and professional schools.
For official curriculum for this major, please visit the online undergraduate catalog. This site is your one-stop location for academic policies, major requirements, academic support services, and the first year experience.
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