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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.
The B.A. degree program is designed for majors who are seeking employment in the field immediately after college or as a second major for education majors who aim to become...
The Bachelor of Science degree in biology is designed for students who want a more intensive background in the sciences. It is especially tailored for students who aspire for graduate...
Students must complete Principles of Biology for Science Majors I and II (BIO 107, 108) with a grade of C or better before declaring a minor in biology.
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.
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:
Biology faculty and the Career Center help students find summer internships doing fieldwork or laboratory research. Students have interned in Washington, D.C., and throughout the United States and Canada.
1864-1940: Natural Science Department In 1864, when the National Deaf-Mute College (later changed to Gallaudet College) opened, all undergraduate students were required to take the following areas of courses: Language, Ancient and Modern Mathematics History and Philosophy Political Science Natural Science The Natural Science area...
Scott Cohen, Ph.D. student in Science Education at Georgia State University Brienna Herold, '14, Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology Megan Majocha, '18, Tumor Biology at Georgetown Amberlin Hines, MS student in Environmental Science at American University Ron Popowoski , US...
February 6, 2024
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