Biology

Biology

If you’re a curious, science-minded individual looking for a hands-on, immersive experience, the biology department is the right place for you. As a biology student, you’ll study life, individual organisms, their communities, and the systems, cells, and processes that make up living matter, preparing you for a successful career in health, research, or teaching.

About Our Program

The Bachelor of Arts in Biology degree is designed to develop breadth, with an emphasis on chemistry that provides maximum flexibility in career choices. Students with this major may pursue careers in health sciences, industry, environmental sciences, and other related areas.

The Bachelor of Science in Biology degree is intended for students who plan to a) enter graduate studies in biology or related fields, or b) enter health professional schools in medicine, dentistry, veterinary, pharmacy, or related fields. This degree differs from the Bachelor of Arts in content depth and optimal preparation for professional careers.

What Could You Do?

Biologist
Conservation Scientist
Environmental Scientist
Food Science Technician
Botanist
Pharmaceutical Sales
Biology Teacher
Zoologist

Degree Offerings & Course Requirements

Science Department

Bachelor of Arts Degree, B.A.

Biology
Science Education (Biology 5-12)

Bachelor of Science Degree, B.S.

Biology
Biological Science
Biomedical Science

Program Faculty

Alex alexiades

Alexander Alexiades

Assistant Professor

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Jessica Black

Dir, Center for Indigenous Health, Culture & Envir

Robert Kao

Robert Kao

Assistant Professor in Biology

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David Laman

Assistant Professor

Tyson Miller

Tyson Miller

Chair, Department of Natural Science; Co-Director, MAMS

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Melvin Simoyi

Associate Professor; Director: Title V STEM HU Project & McNair Scholars Program

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Sanna Zintzun

Chemical Hygiene Officer/Lab Tech