Brian Grubb talking to class about control of genetic viability during seed production


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Welcome to the website for the Department of Biology. You will find information about the department including programs of study, our faculty, and advisors. We offer a range of courses that support majors across the university, including majors in Biology, Botany, Microbiology, and Zoology. Our courses teach transferable skills that prepare students for career opportunities and professional advancement in a variety of sectors .

If you have an interest in any of our supported majors, please contact our faculty. We are happy to set up an advising appointment with you to discuss your career goals. Please see our list of faculty, their program areas, and contact information. We look forward to hearing from you!


Our mission is to provide high quality instruction and field experiences that will lead to careers in the Biological Sciences. As a department, our goal is to provide a learning environment that encourages active student participation, critical thinking, collaborative scholarly experiences with faculty, and research projects.