Biology at Iowa State: Breadth and Flexibility

While there are several life-science majors at Iowa State University, biology offers breadth and flexibility.  Within our program, students receive a broad foundation in biological science, including biodiversity, cell biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, and molecular biology.  Once students complete the biology core curriculum, they may tailor their advanced biology coursework to their interests.  Graduates from the Biology Program create a unique and distinctive program of study to prepare them for a wide variety of careers in biology in private and public sectors.  To learn more about our curriculum, check out the following pages on our website:

Biology Major Requirements

Advanced Biology Coursework

University Requirements and College Requirements