The Biology Department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Medical Technology, as well as a concentration in Molecular Biology at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level, the M.S. in Biology offers concentrations in Molecular/Cellular Biology, Microbiology and Medical Microbiology. Our core of 16 full-time faculty members augmented by over 20 adjuncts offers students an unrivaled expertise in a wide variety of subjects including molecular and cellular biology, bioinformatics, ecology, evolution, microbiology, genetics, ornithology and marine biology. The goal of the department is to provide a challenging and stimulating curriculum that fosters critical thinking and promotes scientific curiosity on current topics in the biological sciences. Biology majors are encouraged to develop specific career objectives while pursuing undergraduate studies. Departmental advisers will assist students in exploring career possibilities and in devising a personalized plan of study that will best prepare them for their career goals.

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs
B.S. in Biology M.S. in Biology
B.S. in Biology (Molecular Biology)
B.S. in Bioinformatics


Richard L. Conolly
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Scott Krawczyk, Dean