Beyond Basic Biology

Our department focuses on interdisciplinary education and diverse research opportunities to explore some of the most pressing scientific issues facing our world.

Nearly 500 Graduates

With almost 500 graduates in 2019-2020, the Department of Biological Sciences is one of the largest academic departments at NC State.

A message to our Class of 2020 Graduates:

While the end of this semester may not have been what anyone envisioned, you persevered and overcame unforeseen obstacles this year to accomplish your goals, and we couldn’t be more proud. With our Summer Session I students joining the ranks, we want to send another round of applause to all of our graduates! Don’t forget to create your page in our class book (instructions in your student NC State account). A heartfelt congratulations to each of you, Biological Sciences Class of 2020. Go pack!

BioSci Students Think and Do

With the diverse range of concentrations under the BioSci scope, our students are impacting the world with contributions beyond the classroom.

BioSci Faculty set the standard for Teaching and Research

With experts in Paleontology, Genetics, Toxicology, Neuro Science, Forensic Morphology, and many others, our faculty make major impacts on our students, and the world.

Current and prospective students:

Due to campus restrictions in place due to COVID-19, our advising staff are currently working remotely, but we are here to help! Please reach out to us via email:

Stay safe and healthy!