2023-2024 Catalog 
    Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Biology Major

Professors Anderson, Carreno, Downing, Hamill, Wolverton

Associate Professors Hankison, Markwardt, Panhuis, Reichard

Assistant Professors Gangloff, Tomcho

Continuing Part-time Professor Tuhela-Reuning

Adjunct Professors Ichida, Roberts, Waterhouse, Watkins-Colwell

Learning Objectives

Students will:

Demonstrate a general understanding of the levels of biological organization from the molecular to systems level.

Develop a strong factual foundation and a deeper understanding in a range of subjects in the biological sciences through advanced coursework.

Apply the scientific method including making careful observations, asking questions, generating hypotheses, designing and conducting sound, well-controlled experiments, and analyzing and interpreting results, including the use of appropriate statistics.

Demonstrate the ability to find, read, and critically evaluate scientific information including primary literature.

Communicate topics in the biological sciences effectively.

Major Requirements


The Biology major may not be combined with any other major offered in the Biological Sciences for a second major.