Mission Statement

Graduates of the Department of Biological Sciences will be prepared for graduate level studies, professional programs or entry-level positions in the fields of scientific investigation. Our students will:

  • Acquire a fundamental body of knowledge in the natural sciences.
  • Conduct research of both experimental and theoretical forms.
  • Communicate effectively the results of scientific research and study.
  • Participate in curricular and extracurricular activities that enhance learning and preparation for careers in science.
  • Develop mature attitudes towards scholarship, intellectual honesty and ethical conduct that promote a life-long appreciation for learning.