Explore the science of living things through well-rounded coursework and hands-on research.
A degree in Biology from UND gives you the foundational knowledge and skills to thrive in any career. Our flexible options allow you to customize your major in anything from wildlife to pre-health.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
- 120 (major), 20 (minor)
Why earn a bachelor's degree in biology?
Biology at UND
Build strong research and communication skills by participating in interactive classes and graduate and faculty research projects.
Engage in independent studies under direct faculty supervision.
Work in state-of-the-art facilities including three greenhouses, animal rooms for terrestrial and aquatic organisms, tissue culture facilities, a biology core molecular facility and four field stations.
Participate in internships or experiential learning supported by local and national programs such as the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) and the National Institutes of Health Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (NIH-SURF).
You'll have the opportunity to tailor your coursework to your primary areas of research, whether it's conservation biology, grassland ecology, or study of animals and their parasites.
Biology Courses You Could Take
Leading in the Field
UND researchers are studying the burning of grasslands and the long-term benefits to biodiversity.