We have many opportunities for undergrads to gain research experience. Emily Zahn is a UCARE student in Dr. Brisson's lab.
Biology is the study of life. At UNL, Biological Sciences majors study life at all organizational levels, from cells to ecosystems.
Why study Biological Sciences at UNL?
We have one of the fastest growing majors on campus with close to 700 students. We strive to foster interaction between students and faculty, provide new technologies for teaching and learning, and give you access to the resources you need to succeed.
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The core courses for biology majors are:
- Bios 102 Cell Structure and Function
- Bios 103 Organismic Biology
- Bios 206 General Genetics
- Bios 205 Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
- Bios 207 Ecology and Evolution
Students must complete an additional 18 hours of upper level elective courses in Biological Sciences. Seniors must also enroll in BIOS 099 to take a senior assesment exam.
Biology Club activities include volunteer opportunities, and research presentations. Tri Beta honor society promotes research in biology.
Research is a great way to develop your skills. You can participate in UCARE or earn credit hours by participating in research.
CPBS is a field station near Lake McConaughy focused on research and education. You can take courses each summer at CPBS and get hands-on experience with biology.
Thanks to the generous support of Alumni and donors, SBS is able to provide tution scholarhips, travel funds and funds for research to many students.
Current students may apply for scholarships in the Spring semester.
Our Graduates work in a wide variety of professional positions including:
- biomedical researchers in industry
- doctors, pharmacists, physical therapists and nurses
- faculty members at other universities
- government scientists
- marine biologists
- environmental biologists