Bachelor of Science in Biology

Why Choose Biology at WIU?

  • Biology is one of WIU's Signature Programs
  • Research and field experiences are offered to undergraduates
  • Field Trips to natural areas
  • Access to the Alice L. Kibbe Life Science Station, a 1,689 acre natural area along the Mississippi River
  • Student participate in Laboratory experiments in both core and upper-level courses
  • Participate in departmental organizations such as the Wildlife Society, Sportsman’s Club, Tri-Beta, Botany Club, Pre-Professional Club, and the Fishing Club
  • Students in the teacher licensure program participate in a number of activities through their program, including judging science fairs, coordinating events for Science Olympiad, and attending Biology Day
  • Opportunities to take classes in different countries such as Australia, Finland, China, New Zealand, and England

Program Availability

  • Macomb

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Illinois Natural History Survey
  • McDonough District Hospital
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service