The Department of Biological Sciences introduces students to a broad spectrum of topics related to the study of living things and helps them develop specializations that lead to a wide range of career opportunities.
The four-year medical laboratory science curriculum leads to the degree of Bachelor of Science in medical laboratory science. The first three years are spent at the University. The fourth year is spent at one of the affiliated hospital schools of medical laboratory science.
The Department of Biological Sciences supports Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs in Biology (8 areas of emphasis), Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Food Science Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Science Education.
RISEbio is a National Science Foundation funded program that bridges social integration, vertical mentoring, and an authentic research experience to enhance student academic success.
Our modern facility is supported by a media kitchen, environmental chambers, vivarium, greenhouse complex, herbarium, and animal museum collection. Our facilities and equipment are suitable for investigations ranging from ecosystem analysis to subcellular physiology.
Our department feels that interactions between students and their advisors are important.
The Department of Biological Sciences offers a Master of Science (MS) in Biology. This graduate program is designed to allow students, with the guidance of their advisors, to mold and focus their program of study on professional interests and specific needs.
As a student in the Department of Biological Sciences we want you to succeed.
Meet the faculty and Staff of the Department of Biological Sciences under the College of Science, Engineering and Technology.