What every biology major needs to know about their academic career at Wichita State
- Course Rotation for Major Level Biology and related science courses. List by semester of courses taught for major level biology and related chemistry
and physics coursework required for biology majors.
- Community College Transfer Guide Check the transfer guide to see how coursework you take at a community college will
fulfill requirements at WSU.
- Schedule of Courses AND Semester Calendar Did you know that you can access the WSU custom schedule search in your registration
tools in your myWSU? This is one of the best links to search for classes. Also, the
semester calendar lists all dates and deadlines specific to a semester.
- Student Success Having trouble with notes, test-taking, time management and more. Check out the crew
at student success, awesome team who are here to help you achieve your personal and
- Lab Coordinators If you are repeating a course, you must also repeat the lab (if the lab is zero
- Waitlisting a Course If a class is already closed, get on the waitlist. This is the most effective option to get this class. We monitor biology waitlists
daily and add additional sections when we can.
- What can I do with a biology degree? Today is the time to explore career options and professional societies for additional
information to be a competitive applicant for post-baccalaureate careers or education.
Look at job listings to determine what current tools are essential. Do not wait till
- Undergraduate Research-You should begin by e-mailing any faculty member who is researching in your area
of interest. The e-mail should introduce yourself, why you want to do research and
a reminder if you have been in class with them before. Follow up with them if you
do not get a response within 2 weeks. Faculty have many deadlines not related to teaching,
but they will respond when they can. Once you have found a faculty mentor, you must
complete an enrollment form to enroll in Biol 499 or Biol 669. Spaces fill quickly,
so start the process as early as you can. Posters about faculty research are located
in the hallway near the offices.
- Scholarships-Department and LAS-Applications are normally available in November and are due by February of the following
year. Awards are made in early April. Also look here for other awards that may be
- General Education-courses required for all students to complete a degree (different colleges may have
specific required courses that also fulfill general education—see an advisor for assistance).
- Premedical-Interested in attending dental, medical, optometry, pharmacy, or veterinary school?
Premedical advisors are in LAS Advising.
- Health Professions-Advisors in health professions can provide information on bachelor's, master's and
PhD programs at WSU.
- Masters Degree-master of science program WSU.