Department of Biological Sciences

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics


Fact Sheets


Coursebook listing of current biological sciences classes. (search all courses by semester as well as syllabi, textbook list, course evaluations, and instructor C.V.'s.)

Course Descriptions

Below you will find official course descriptions from the University's current catalog.



The undergraduate program in biology prepares you for:

  • professional studies in a wide variety of health-related fields
  • teaching in high schools
  • employment as research assistants in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, government and environmental science laboratories
  • graduate studies in molecular biology or related areas

You'll study a wide range of subjects, all with molecular and cell biology at the root. Biochemistry, Classical and Molecular Genetics, and laboratories in Biochemistry and Cell Biology are among the core courses from which you can branch out to study advanced topics such as Immunology, Medical Microbiology, RNA Structure and Catalysis, Parasites and Symbionts, Anatomy and Physiology, Neurobiology, and many other interesting topics, or you can branch out to different areas such as to take courses in Management, or Business and Public Law.

Teaching labs and workshops help complete your learning experience.

The special, individual attention that you'll receive ensures your positive growth and maturation. We stress an active and aggressive advising program to guide you throughout the process.


  • Updated: March 9, 2018