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Biological Sciences

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For those with a passion for discovery, we offer a major that explores the secrets of life.

Biological science is the study of life in all its forms, from the single-celled to entire ecosystems. Our biological sciences program offers a broad foundation in the basic principals of biology you need to build your career. We offer opportunities for specialization in biology education, biomedical science, and ecology that make your college experience your own and your degree exactly what you want it to be. And, you’ll work with faculty mentors in microbiology, physiology, plant biology and zoology to put your biggest dreams in reach.