KU’s Undergraduate Biology Program (UBP) offers a deep and enriching educational experience for its students. It prepares students for careers in scientific research, medical professions, conservation work, public safety, and more. Opportunities are available for independent study, undergraduate research, field experience, student hourly employment, undergraduate teaching assistantships, and participation in student organizations.
The UBP administers the curricula for biology degrees and majors, handles advising for biology majors, and coordinates laboratories for biology courses.
Undergraduate degrees and majors
- B.A.—Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology (Note: Human Biology is a related B.A. major that is interdisciplinary but administered by the UBP)
- B.S.—Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biosciences
With careful planning and commitment to a full-time course load, you can graduate in four years. Please explore our degrees page to view sample four-year plans and degree requirements for various biology majors.