Department Goals

  • To train professional biologists for career opportunities in industry and government
  • To provide students the pre-professional training required for entrance into schools of medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, dental hygiene, nursing, and public health
  • To prepare students for entry into the teaching profession
  • To prepare students for graduate study in the biological sciences
  • To assist students desiring to minor in the biological sciences
  • To give students in general education a basic understanding of biological principles