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First-Year Advising


First year planning guide introduction

Each link below provides a series of slides that will give you additional information and resources to assist in your planning. They are best viewed when you select the "Present" tab in the upper right hand corner.

1. The Office of Undergraduate Biology and Academic Advising Resources 

  • OUB Professional Staff Advisors
  • Biological Sciences Student Advisors
  • Faculty Advisors
  • College Advising Offices 

2. Biological Sciences major requirements 

  • Course requirements
  • Common Prefixes
  • Sample Schedules
  • BIOG 1250: Biology Seminar
  • Supplemental Courses 
  • AP, IB, GCE, and CASE Exam Credit
  • Pre-Health Information 

3. Videos on Intro Biology courses

  • BIOMG 1350: Introductory Biology: Cell and Developmental Biology
  • BIOG 1440: Introductory Biology: Comparative Physiology
  • BIOG 1445: Introduction to Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, Individualized Instruction
  • BIOG 1500: Investigative Biology Laboratory
  • BIOEE 1610: Introductory Biology: Ecology and the Environment
  • BIOEE 1780: An Introduction to Evolutionary Biology and Diversity

4. Enrolling in courses 

  • Important dates 
  • Student Center
  • Class Roster
  • Scheduler 

5. FAQs 


If you have any questions about this information, please call the OUB at 607-255-5233 to speak with a staff member who can assist you.