Department of Biological Sciences

Advising

During pre-registration advising, please contact the departmental office at (309) 298-1546 to schedule an appointment with one of the advisors.

Medical sciences (in preparation for Medical, Veterinary, Dentistry, Optometry, Physician Assistant, and Physical and Occupational Therapy), botany, microbiology, zoology, and clinical laboratory science majors are all advised by:

Theodore Schultz

Phone: (309) 298-2145
Office: Morgan Hall 207B
Email: t-schultz@wiu.edu

 

Jennifer Sandrik-Rubio

Phone:  (309) 298-3606
Office:
 Morgan Hall 207C
Email: 
jl-sandrik@wiu.edu

 

or the Grad Advisor:

Katie Franchi

Phone: (309) 298-2140
Office: 
Waggoner Hall 379
Email: k-franchi@wiu.edu

BAC Hours
Honors Program Information / RISE Program
Biology Clubs and Organizations
2+2 Agreements with Community Colleges

 

Registration Information:

WIU's STARS Registration Website:
Click HERE for Registration Instructions

Biology teacher certification students are advised by:
  • Dr. Laura Barden-Gabbei, post-method - by appointment; please call (309) 298-1679.  
    LM-Barden@wiu.edu

"As our students prepare to become middle and high school science teachers, they engage in a variety of research. This experience is critical in helping them develop a real sense of the process of science as they prepare to teach their students what science is all about." - Dr. Laura M. Barden-Gabbei 

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Related Majors and Minors

Academic Programs and Course Guidelines

Biology major with options in:

Please note: Medical Sciences enrollment requires a minimum GPA of 2.75.
A chemistry minor is required with this option in order to prepare students for application to professional schools, such as medical schools, veterinarian programs, dental schools, optometry schools, and physician assistant programs. A psychology minor is required with this option in order to prepare students for application to physical therapy and occupational therapy programs.

Teacher Certification Programs in Science
(Grades 6-12)

Opportunities

 

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