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First-Year Advising


Recorded Zoom Sessions: 

July 22, 2020: Course Enrollment Overview

August 10, 2020: Research 

August 17, 2020: Pre-Health

April 17, 2021: Admitted Student Information Session

The 2021-2022 First-Year Planning Guide 

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.

Section 1: Advising for Biological Sciences majors 

  • OUB Professional Staff Advisors
  • Biological Sciences Student Advisors
  • Faculty Advisors
  • College Advising Offices
  • Cornell Terms to Know

Section 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 

Section 3: Introductory Biology Videos

  • 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
  • CHEM 2070: General Chemistry I

Section 4: Scheduling Classes

  • Important dates 
  • Student Center
  • Class Roster
  • Scheduler 

Section 5: Frequently Asked Questions 



If you have any questions about this information, please email the OUB at or call 607-255-5233.