» Major in Biology

Major in Biology

A major in biology is an ideal choice for students who are fascinated by the origin, growth, structure, function, evolution and distribution of animals and plants. With a degree in biology from Elmhurst College, you'll be prepared for a wide range of dynamic careers in medicine, dentistry, nursing, research, teaching and many industrial, agricultural and environmental applications.

Biology majors at Elmhurst can choose a study track leading toward professional medicine and allied health care, graduate study or secondary-school teaching. Students who have identified a different career goal can work with their faculty advisors to create a customized track for that career. The program's flexibility even allows evening students to major in biology.

Requirements for the Major
Study Tracks
Certification in Secondary Education

Share |


Department of Biology

Follow Us: Flickr YouTube Instagram

Elmhurst College • 190 Prospect Avenue • Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3296 • (630) 279-4100 or (630) 617-3500


Undergraduate Admission • (630) 617-3400 • (800) 697-1871 •


School for Professional Studies • (630) 617-3300 • (800) 581-4723 •


Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy Admission • (630) 617-3752 •


Presidential Search •


Technical Support