Academics
Areas of Study

Overview

Our Biology programs include two undergraduate degrees and a minor for students interested in discovering the fundamental knowledge of the living world. The study of biology has grown rapidly and become increasingly cross-disciplinary in recent years. As such, our faculty has proved versatile and committed to providing the best curriculum and experiential opportunities possible. In turn, each student will possess the knowledge and laboratory skills they need to excel in this exciting, ever-evolving field.

Areas of Study

Undergraduate

B.A. in Biology

B.A. in Biology students will work closely with our faculty of talented scholars whose expertise span human genetics, immunology, drug design, bioinformatics, environmental science, and biology education research.

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B.S. in Biology

B.S. in Biology students will work closely with our faculty of talented scholars whose expertise span human genetics, immunology, drug design, bioinformatics, environmental science, and biology education research.

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Minor in Biology

Our minor program provides students who are interested in biology the opportunity to develop a fundamental understanding of the field. Students will also complete 15 credits of biology electives where...

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B.A. / B.S. in Education - Science Specialization (CHE, BIO, MATH)

Students who are majoring in biology, chemistry, and mathematics can also work their way toward full licensure in teaching and working with students in grades 6-12.

Specialize in Secondary Education

Research

Center for Science and Technology Research (CSTR)
Gallaudet University’s $1.2 million Center for Science and Technology Research sponsors undergraduate research during the school year for course credit and internship.

Opportunities

Students who graduate from our Biology programs will have completed a rigorous program of study while experiencing life in a bilingual environment. Program graduates will be competent in the use of modern biological techniques and in the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.

All of the academic experience creates students who are comfortable and excel in challenging environments. Students will be able to grow and adapt their skills in diverse professional environments.

Academically, students will have had the experience that allows them to do all of the following:

  • Describe living systems, including their nature, organization, and evolution
  • Apply methods of scientific inquiry in biology
  • Describe how human activities affect the living world and the physical environment
  • Describe the flow of energy and matter within and among organisms
  • Explain the historical context of biological discoveries
  • Evaluate information by discriminating between science and non-science
  • Evaluate and interpret quantitative data using the scientific method
  • Practice safety and proper techniques in the laboratory
  • Write accurately and clearly about biology topics
  • Explain why science is an integral activity for addressing social and environmental problems

Faculty and Staff

Program Director

Daniel Lundberg

Professor/Biology and Chemistry Program Director

Faculty and Staff

Caroline Solomon
Biology

Professor/School Director

Sara Konkel
Biology

Lecturer II

Derek Braun
Biology

Professor

Alicia Wooten
Biology

Assistant Professor

Gaurav Arora
Biology

Associate Professor

Adebowale Ogunjirin
Biology

Associate Professor

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