2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Jul 05, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


The objective of the biology curriculum in the Department of Biology & Geology is to provide a strong foundation in the scientific principles governing living organisms—from the molecular and cellular level to ecological and environmental interactions. The biology major emphasizes research, critical thinking, and communication in order to build the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a biological career or graduate/professional school. Examples of graduate and professional degrees pursued by recent graduates include medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, genetic counseling, nursing, environmental science, and molecular biology. Employers of recent graduates include pharmaceutical companies, school systems, government agencies, zoos, research labs, environmental education centers, and biotechnology companies.