Office of Undergraduate Biology provides extensive information and web links on the biology major at Cornell, including academics, admissions, advising, research opportunities, careers and more. Career Information for Undergraduate Biology Majors
For more information on the following disciplines:
- Cell biology
- Developmental biology
- Molecular biology
Students interested in Bachelor's degrees (B.A. or B.S.) in any of these disciplines usually major in Biological Sciences and then choose a Program of Study within Biological Sciences that corresponds most closely to their interests.
The major of Biological Sciences is available to students enrolled in either the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or the College of Arts and Sciences. The undergraduate program is coordinated for students in both colleges through the Office of Undergraduate Biology, where students submit their applications to the major and obtain biology faculty advisers.
To find out more about the requirements for the major in Biological Sciences, consult the Office of Undergraduate Biology.
To find out more about three Programs of Study administered by the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, choose one of the links below.
- Program of Study in Biochemistry
- Program of Study in Genetics Genomics and Development
- Program of Study in Molecular and Cell Biology
Undergraduate Admissions for CALS.
Undergraduate Admissions for A&S.