Freshman Advising

This page is intended for new students entering into Winthrop University as Freshmen. We provide these materials as a supplement to an advising session with members of the Biology Department. If you have not yet applied to Winthrop, please contact the Winthrop University Admissions Office. If you have not been advised by the College of Arts and Sciences Student Services Office contact them at College of Arts & Sciences Student Services. If you have specific questions about the Biology Departments Programs contact the department office at 803/323-2111.

Below are links to documents and videos that will help you understand the biology curriculum and opportunities in our programs. 

Biology Curriculum

  1. Registration and Advising for Freshman Biology Majors (122KB)
  2. Biology Program General Advising (PDF - 151KB)
  3. Biology Course Suggestions from Student Services (PDF - 250KB)
  4. Math Placement Exam Information (PDF - 432KB)
  5. Language Placement Exam Information (PDF - 41.1KB)
  6. Enhanced SC Scholarship Award Information (PDF - 469KB)
  7. Schedule Worksheet (PDF - 44KB)


Teacher Ed Program

SEA-PHAGE Research Opportunities

If you have any questions, please contact the Biology Department Freshman Advisors:

Dr. Dwight Dimaculangan -  
Ms. Cassie Bell -
Dr. Vicky Frost -
Dr. Jenny Schafer -