Upon graduation, a student will be able to:

Major-Specific Areas of Knowledge

Master foundational material that spans the diverse biological sub-disciplines, from molecular to ecological. Develop an integrative perspective that draws connections between sub-disciplines.

Accessing Academic Community/Resources

Develop science literacy.


Develop the ability to communicate science orally and in writing.

Critical Thinking

Apply the scientific method to think critically about the world.

Research Experience

Engage in the practice of biology via research-based thesis.