- Biological Sciences
- Area of Study
- Degree Types
- Bachelor of Science, Master's
The Department of Biological Sciences offers studies at the leading edge of life science research. Areas of study and research are infectious and vector-borne diseases, cell and cancer biology, physiology, ecology, and evolution. State-of-the-art facilities involving microscopy, DNA sequencing, and extraordinarily well-equipped faculty laboratories are available to students electing to do research. The undergraduate curriculum has as its goal the training of life scientists in the latest developments in life science. The curriculum has as one of its cornerstones laboratory courses that emphasize the experiential nature of the life sciences.