The Department of Biology blends knowledge of basic scientific processes with an appreciation of the phenomenon of life.
The Biology Department offers a strong hands-on curriculum that starts with foundational courses followed by specialized courses to give our graduates a competitive edge for advanced studies or employment in the biological sciences. Students in the Department may also engage in faculty-directed research, travel abroad, or a co-op in the biological sciences.
We offer an impressive selection of courses including Animal Behavior, Embryology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Ecology, Genetics, Evolution, Entomology, Marine Biology and Pathophysiology. Discover the secrets of life at Mount St. Joseph!