In order to develop into well-versed
biologists and to be prepared for future education in graduate and professional
schools or careers in the life sciences, Biology majors will be able to:
interpret, and integrate the fundamental principles and theories that underlie
our understanding of the living world, and the empirical evidence that supports
Explain the process of science, evaluate and
critique its products, and implement it to develop hypotheses and models
for experimentation in the context of biology.
and deliver clear and effective oral and written communications of biological
concepts and discoveries to a variety of audiences.
and investigate how fields of biology are interconnected and engage with other scientific disciplines, including the growing role of interdisciplinarity in scientific research.
skills and knowledge of biology to other disciplines in the liberal arts and
evaluate the ways in which the life sciences interface with various aspects of
our society, including ethics and governance.
Health Science Major
- Appraise the role of science in health and society and apply analytical and statistical tools to answer relevant questions.
- Connect theory and practice through coursework and a hands-on, in-depth experience in the health science field of their choice.
- Articulate the relationship between health science and the liberal arts.
- Develop intellectual and practical skills to be successful in post-graduate pursuits.