This program is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary for employment in the biotech, environmental, health-related, and teaching areas, as well as providing a sound foundation for graduate or professional school.
Welcome! The Department of Biological Sciences is a dynamic, growing community dedicated to helping students acquire a better understanding of the biological world, confidently apply the scientific method, and develop skills necessary for careers in biology. In support of this mission, a research-rich, challenging curriculum engages undergraduate students amidst a supportive environment featuring exceptional access to faculty and facilities. Our curriculum emphasizes extensive hands-on experience with state-of-the-art instrumentation and development of effective communication skills. A strong sense of community grows from personal attention and individualized mentoring from faculty and support from fellow students.
On these pages, you can find information about our facilities, personnel, and academic programs, including opportunities for undergraduate research. We hope you find them helpful and informative. If you need any additional information, please feel free to contact us.