Study and conduct research in state-of-the-art facilities at UW-Stevens Point

Drawing together two of the largest departments on campus, the UW-Stevens Point School of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry offers challenging and modern coursework in a supportive learning environment. Working together in one of the newest laboratory facilities in the University of Wisconsin System, our students and faculty put a high priority on collaborating in research and discovery.  If you love science, the School of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry will feel like home to you.

At UW-Stevens Point we are passionate about student success. With personal attention from faculty and staff, let us help you gain the skills needed for the jobs of today and prepare you for the jobs of tomorrow.

Areas of study

The School of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry offers the following degrees:

Natural Science (teacher certification)
Applied Biotechnology (master’s) 

The school offers minors in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, aquaculture/fish culture and natural science. It also administers pre-professional programs including pre-chiropractic, pre-dental, pre-medical, pre-mortuary, pre-optometry, pre-physician assistant, pre-veterinary and pre-pharmacy.

Chemistry Biology Building

UW-Stevens Point biology, chemistry and biochemistry students will take classes and conduct research in the university's new Chemistry Biology Building, a state-of-the-art, $75 million facility. The 176,500-square foot building features 39 teaching laboratories, 19 research laboratories, three 48-seat classrooms, two 96-seat lecture halls, and is home to 45 faculty and staff members. It houses the entire Department of Chemistry and the molecular biology, human biology and botany sections of the Department of Biology.

Gain experience outside the classroom

School of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty and staff maintain relationships with a wide variety of local and regional partners to provide students with field-experience courses and internships.

Research opportunities

Students may participate in student-led and faculty-mentored research with the opportunity to present at the annual College of Letters and Science Undergraduate Research Symposium and other venues.

Apply to UW-Stevens Point
Biology students involved in independent research with a faculty mentor
Approximate percent of chemistry and biochemistry graduates who pursue advanced degrees