Biological Sciences


Director: Dr. Didier Dreau

We live in a time where exciting discoveries in the biological sciences occur every day. Yet there are so many questions that remain unanswered. The overall goal of the Honors Program in the Department of Biological Sciences is to provide an in depth understanding of biology by having exceptional students participate in the process of scientific investigation under the tutelage of faculty researchers. 

When can I apply?

Students may apply during the 1st semester of their junior year.

What are the GPA requirements?

You must maintain a 3.2 overall GPA and a 3.4 in biological sciences departmental courses. 

What are the curricular requirements?

Students will enroll in BIOL 3111, BIOL 4601, BIOL 4700 and BIOL 4701, and must earn an A or B in all four (4) courses. Visit the program website to learn more about the required courses and thesis options.

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