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!

Degrees Offered 

The Department of Biology offers degrees in Biology and Biomedical Science, and minors in Biology and Forensic Science.