The Department of Biological Sciences has as its highest goal providing to our students the basis for a lifetime of intellectual appreciation and development. We aim to foster an environment where our students can learn to examine the world scientifically and apply this knowledge in a manner that is beneficial to both the individual and society. In pursuit of this aim, we create an intellectually stimulating atmosphere and provide our students with a quality education in the Biological Sciences, including theoretical and practical analysis of the most current questions in the field.
The goals of the Department of Biological Sciences are:
To provide high-quality education in the biological sciences
To challenge students to examine the world scientifically and apply their acquired knowledge in their examinations
To foster an environment where students feel intellectually challenged
To respond to educational and employment needs with the community and region
To provide individuals with the opportunity to prepare for careers requiring a background in biology
All curricula have been designed to provide a quality education directed to prepare students for their chosen career area and/or the pursuit of a four-year degree.