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College of Biological Sciences (CBS)

Biology students and professor.The mission of the College of Biological Sciences (CBS) is to advance knowledge of the mechanisms of life through breakthrough discoveries and prepare today’s students to create the biology of tomorrow. To accomplish this mission, the college integrates a strong basic research program with both traditional and innovative classroom teaching and with intensive mentoring of students at all levels.



Links to the most current information about major requirements and courses.

College of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate programs

Graduate Programs

Course descriptions for all courses offered on the Twin Cities campus.

Class Schedule showing dates and times for courses offered on the Twin Cities campus each semester and summer.

Course registration with complete instructions about the registration process.

Evening, distance, and online courses offered through the College of Continuing Education.

Undergraduate liberal education requirements to complete in order to graduate.

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Undergraduate Programs—Information in this PDF was current when the catalog was published in June 2010. For current information, see the online section to the left.

General Information, Policies, and Degree Programs (413 K PDF)

For a complete, printable Undergraduate Catalog, including all colleges, courses, and major and minor requirements, Download a Catalog.

Graduate Programs—PDFs are available for individual graduate programs. Search for the program, then click on the "View PDF Version" in the right column.

◊» College of Biological Sciences website.