Studying the Diverse Fields of Biology

Biology is the study of the organization and operation of life at cellular, organismal, and population levels. An understanding of biology leads to an appreciation of the complexity of the world of life and the role that human beings have within it. The department provides courses in biology that serve the needs of the general student as well as those specializing in the field. Students who concentrate in biology can design their programs to be the focus of a broad and liberal education, to prepare for graduate studies in a sub-discipline, to become certified as a secondary biology teacher, or to obtain pre-professional training in medicine, dentistry, and other health-related fields. 

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Pre-Professional Programs

Bachelor’s Degrees

Biology Catalog Description
This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment or graduate and professional training in a sub-discipline of biology. The five core biology courses in the Bachelor of Science program provide a wide breadth of preparation for more advanced coursework chosen by students to meet their individual needs and interests.

This degree program offers a Honors track. Learn more.

Human Biology Catalog Description
This program is designed to provide students with a background in human-related biology courses as the focus of a broad and liberal education and in preparation for entrance into a variety of professional programs for healthcare providers.

Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Catalog Description
Students in this program are exposed to state of the art molecular techniques, and students completing this program will be highly qualified to seek employment at academic, industrial, or government laboratories engaged in molecular biology endeavors, or to pursue graduate and professional studies. 

Wildlife Biology Catalog Description
Students in this program will be exposed to wildlife management methods, field techniques and theoretical studies of wildlife species, populations and communities. Wildlife biologists will ultimately be responsible for the study and management of animal and plant populations within state, national and possibly international borders.

Master’s Degrees

Minors


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