First-Year Planning Guide

Each link below provides a series of slides that will give you additional information and resources to assist in your planning. They are best viewed when you select the "Present" tab in the upper right hand corner.

Advising for Biological Sciences majors

Section 1: Advising 

  • OUB Professional Staff Advisors
  • Biological Sciences Student Advisors
  • Faculty Advisors
  • College Advising Offices
  • Cornell Terms to Know



Biological Sciences Major Requirements

Section 2: Major Requirements

  • Course requirements
  • Common Prefixes
  • Sample Schedules
  • BIOG 1250: Biology Seminar
  • Supplemental Courses
  • AP, IB, GCE, and CASE Exam Credit
  • Pre-Health Information



Introductory Biology Videos

Section 3: Introductory Biology Videos 

  • BIOMG 1350: Introductory Biology: Cell and Developmental Biology
  • BIOG 1440: Introductory Biology: Comparative Physiology
  • BIOG 1445: Introduction to Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, Individualized Instruction
  • BIOG 1500: Investigative Biology Laboratory
  • BIOEE 1610: Introductory Biology: Ecology and the Environment
  • BIOEE 1780: An Introduction to Evolutionary Biology and Diversity
  • CHEM 2070: General Chemistry I


Course Enrollment

Section 4: Course Enrollment

  • Important dates
  • Student Center
  • Class Roster
  • Scheduler


Frequently Asked Questions


If you have any questions about this information, please email the OUB at bioadvising [at] or call 607-255-5233.