FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

This Department

King Life Sciences Computer Labs offer 24 PC's and 22 Macintosh's for use by undergraduate and graduate students. Software includes MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, PaintShop, SAS, JMP, Netscape, Internet Explorer, FTP, Telnet, Eudora (email), Populus and more. Use is restricted to students currently enrolled in biology courses.

Related Programs links to the College of Medicine, Neuroscience, and other department centers and institutes

Faculty & Research details information on research related issues in the department - facilities, interests, and a directory.

Biology Academic Map a sample schedule of classes each term from start to finish.

Biological Science Undergraduate Handbook details information on departmental policies, course descriptions, academic tracks, and faculty.

Course Information

Tutoring at the ACE Learning Studio.

Blackboard: Online information for courses using Blackboard.

FSU Registrar Course Lookup: Course Listings - lists classes, instructor and locations for classes at FSU.

Textbooks online through efollet.com and FSU.

Florida State University

Advising First is a program that places professional academic advisors throughout the University's many academic units as well as other off-site locations to assist undergraduate students with a variety of academic and non-academic issues.

Quick Search: FSU web, email, and phone information.

Maps to the FSU campus.

FSyou: Students First! information center (transcripts, grades, finances, housing, & more).

Student Affairs (see from the Dean on down) offers info on anything not clearly academic!

See Career Planning below for related career links.

Science & Education

Outreach: Outreach and Distance Learning projects (mostly K-12 education).

OSTA: Office of Science Teaching Activities. See the program for Undergraduate Research Apprenticeships in Enviromental Biology coordinated by this office.

The Electronic Journal of Science Education is a peer reviewed journal devoted to science education issues. All articles are available online.

Issues in Science and Technology is "a forum for discussion of public policy related to science, engineering, and medicine. This includes policy for science (how we nurture the health of the research enterprise) and science for policy (how we use knowledge more effectively to achieve social goals), with emphasis on the latter."

FSU-Teach is a program that allows you to expand your understanding of your science or mathematics major, explore the possibility of becoming a mathematics or science teacher, and develop a deep knowledge of teaching.

Career Planning

Visit the Career Center for advice and opportunities that are part of your student benefits!

Also check out the Match your Major to a Career from the career center for advice in making your career goals line up well with an academic degree!

Preparing for GRE, LSAT, GMAT? has online services including newsletters and advice about particular classes for specific career goals. There are also some sample questions and testing strategies. You can find similar support at CAPD [Center for Academic & Professional Development - located in the Turnbull Center.]

Embark has services similar to Kaplan, along with school searches (graduate, law, business).

Interesting Links

Want a nice link to other institutions? American Universities lists info on institutions across the nation. Community College Web will also link you to other institutions.

London's Science Museum has some nice interactive stuff including some "exhiblets".

We're on the prowl for these - if you find some, please let us know!