Undergraduate Studies

***Attention BIOL/BCH/MBIO MAJORS***

Online system for applying for permission of department courses

Please click on the course below to apply:

BIOL 3116 Advanced Microbiology Lab 

BIOL 4104 Histology

BIOL 4263 Marine Communities Lab

For 3116 and 4263, you may only request ONE of the sections, if signed up for both your application will not be considered. 

***Forms submitted before 5:00pm on March 27 will not be considered. 

Completion of an application does not guarantee a seat in the course!

For questions or concerns, please contact Britanny Skuse at bskuse1@lsu.edu 

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Our curricula are designed to provide students with a broad exposure to the concepts and methodologies of the biological sciences, as well as the possibility of more focused studies in specific areas.  Each of our degrees offers a comprehensive background for post-graduate studies in all areas of the biological sciences, secondary education, and professional programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry and veterinary medicine.   

Bachelor’s Degree Programs

The department offers degrees in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Microbiology.  All of the degrees require 23 to 25 hours of credit referred to as core courses and a minimum of 14-17 hours of upper division elective courses.  There are various limitations on the choice of upper division elective courses depending on the degree. The department also offers a minor in biological sciences.