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Programs of Study in Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences offers the following undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as graduate-level certificates listed below.

  • Undergraduate -  - Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences - General Option; Biotechnology Option; Bioinformatics Option; Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Option
  • Master's - Master's of Science in Biological Sciences - General Option; Biotechnology Option; Bioinformatics Option; Education, Communication and Outreach Option
  • Doctoral - PhD in Applied Biology or Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology

You can also visit the undergraduate catalog or the graduate catalog for information about admission to these programs.

Descriptions of undergraduate level courses.

Descriptions of graduate level courses.


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