• To obtain employment in academic or non-academic organizations using the acquired skills in biological sciences 

  • To be meeting the challenges and opportunities of the biological sciences field 

  • Pursue postgraduate degrees in biological sciences specializations 

  • Advance in career opportunities and profession by demonstrating strong leadership skills, ethical, integrity, and professional engagement 

  • Engage in life-long learning through professional development and knowledge of contemporary issues 


  • The Biology department has adopted the ABET a-k student outcomes, as of Fall 2017. The student outcomes align with the department PEOs

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences

  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

  • An ability to formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs

  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

  • An ability to identify and solve applied science problems

  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility 

  • An ability to communicate effectively

  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context

  • A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning

  • A knowledge of contemporary issues

  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice

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Biology - BSc

The program offers liberal education in biological sciences, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. It provides graduates with a broad background necessary in today’s job market and prepares them for graduate and professional schools.
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Biology - Minors

The minor supplements the education of students in related disciplines including biometry, bioinformatics, biochemistry, biophysics, psychology and anthropology.
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Biotechnology - MSc

The degree in biotechnology provides postgraduate education to prepare students for a career in the field through the construction of a firm foundation in the science and engineering of biotechnology and to provide an introduction to bio-entrepreneurship.
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