Department of Biological Sciences


During pre-registration advising, please contact your adviser to schedule an appointment.

Medical sciences (in preparation for Medical, Veterinary, Dentistry, Optometry, Physician Assistant, and Physical and Occupational Therapy), botany, microbiology, zoology, and clinical laboratory science majors are all advised by:

Theodore Schultz

Phone: (309) 298-2145
Office: Morgan Hall 207B


Jennifer Sandrik-Rubio

Phone:  (309) 298-3606
 Morgan Hall 207C


or the Grad Advisor:


Phone: (309) 298-1546
Waggoner Hall 

Biology Assistance Center Hours
Honors Program Information
Biology Clubs and Organizations
2+2 Agreements with Community Colleges


Registration Information:

WIU's STARS Registration Website:
Click HERE for Registration Instructions

Biology teacher certification students are advised by:
  • Dr. James Rabchuk, post-method - by appointment; please call  (309) 762-3999.

"As our students prepare to become middle and high school science teachers, they engage in a variety of research. This experience is critical in helping them develop a real sense of the process of science as they prepare to teach their students what science is all about." - Dr. Laura M. Barden-Gabbei

Related Majors and Minors

Academic Programs and Course Guidelines

Biology major with options in:

Please note: Medical Sciences enrollment requires a minimum GPA of 2.75.
A chemistry minor is required with this option in order to prepare students for application to professional schools, such as medical schools, veterinarian programs, dental schools, optometry schools, and physician assistant programs. A psychology minor is required with this option in order to prepare students for application to physical therapy and occupational therapy programs.

Teacher Certification Programs in Science
(Grades 6-12)



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