Biology majors are currently available to students through two departments. The following guidelines will help students identify the appropriate department to contact for information.

Ecology Department Major if your interest/career focus is in any of these areas:

  • plant and animal ecology and evolution
  • landscape ecology
  • quantitative and theoretical biology
  • genetics
  • conservation biology
  • physiological ecology
  • wildlife biology or management
  • biology secondary teaching

Cell Biology & Neuroscience Department Major if your interest/career focus is:

  • cellular and molecular biology
  • developmental biology
  • human anatomy and/or physiology
  • neuroscience

MSU offers a Pre-Med Intake Major for students interested in pursuing a career in the health professions. 

Additional departments offering programs related to biological sciences