This curriculum is structured to provide a broad base of knowledge in the biological sciences and collateral areas as well as to allow the student to best prepare for his or her chosen field of work in the biological or health sciences or in biology education. Courses offered for students not majoring in biology are designed to give a fundamental understanding of selected areas of biology, particularly as they relate to human health and disease.
Independent Undergraduate Research or Creative Investigation
Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced, Senior Thesis Independent Research or Creative Investigation is a course in which students collaborate with faculty mentors on an ongoing faculty research project or conduct an independent project under the guidance of a faculty member. This directed undergraduate research or creative investigation culminates in a conference presentation, journal article, or other creative/scholarly project.