Our undergraduate curriculum emphasizes critical thinking and the principles of scientific discovery; the essential tools to prepare you for advanced study or direct entry into the workplace. From conservation to medicine, an undergraduate degree in biology lays a solid groundwork for success. Together with advisers and faculty, you will identify your goals and interests and design the academic program to best meet those goals.

General education requirements are the same for all students seeking a degree in biology at the School of Biological Sciences. Students may pursue programs of study leading to the following degrees:

Biology programs brochure

Freshmen are admitted according to General UMKC Undergraduate Admission Policies and Procedures.

Transfer and two-year community college students are encouraged to seek guidance from an SBS adviser to ensure a smooth transition into the School of Biological Sciences program.

SBS Undergraduate Newsletter

For additional information, contact the School of Biological Sciences Undergraduate Programs Office at (816) 235-2580; the UMKC Department of Admissions at (816) 235-1111; or Financial Aid and Scholarships at (816) 235-1154. Take the first step toward making your career in biology a reality, apply online now!