Biological Science Advisement
Secondary Education w/ Integrated Science
The Biological Sciences Department offers in house advisement for biology majors.
Students interested in majoring in biology should set up an appointment with Doug Sainsbury (SCI 131). Initial Appointments with Mr. Sainsbury entail assessing a student’s academic and career goals, suggesting a Biology emphases that meets said goals, laying out a tentative graduation plan and suggestions of extra-curricular activities needed to boost a student’s resume.
Students are encouraged to meet with Mr. Sainsbury at least once every semester to ensure they are on track for graduation, aware of departmental changes and assess the student’s progress on career and academic goals.
Mr. Sainsbury also provides advisement for students pursuing careers in health professions and need guidance for admission requirements for Medical, Dental, Pharmacy and Physicians Assistant schools. Besides Mr. Sainsbury there are two organizations associated with the Biological Sciences department that also provide advising.