A Bachelor of Science degree is offered in Biology. A minor is also offered in the program area. The required major and support courses prepare the biology major for numerous opportunities for employment. Graduates are prepared for careers in industry, sales and research, government, and education. Graduates are also prepared for entry into graduate programs in biology and professional schools in public health, medicine, dentistry, allied health sciences, and related areas such as pharmacy, medical technology, nursing, physician’s assistant, biotechnology, and forensics.
The objectives of the Department of Biology include the following:
1. To enhance students’ reasoning, problem‐solving skills, and application of the scientific method and related scientific and mathematical concepts
2. To prepare its graduates for entry into graduate school
3. To prepare graduates for entry into professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, environmental studies, biotechnology, and allied health