Undergraduate Study

Why Major in Biological Sciences?

Whether your career goal is to become a field ecologist, a neuroscientist, a molecular biologist, or pursue a medical career, UIC is the place to start.

The department boasts many talented faculty who teach courses and welcome undergraduates into their labs who are seeking research experience. Many affiliated faculty in colleges outside of LAS also take students into their labs. We also have two professional academic advisors who are here to assist you in planning your courses as well as helping to answer other questions that arise.

Handbook for Biological Sciences and Neuroscience Students

Prospective Students

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Undergraduate Requirements 

Contacts and Information

Name Title Phone & Office Email Address
David Featherstone Professor / Director of Undergraduate Studies (312) 413-2516
(312) 996-2805 fax
Gregory Keller Undergraduate Academic Advisor for Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth and Environmental Sciences Majors (312) 996-4646
SES 3276
Tricia Stark Undergraduate Academic Advisor for Biological Sciences and Neuroscience Majors
(312) 996-2211
3248 SES