Biology

We Redefine the Classroom

Scientific knowledge partnered with hands-on experience in the laboratory and in the field with individualized attention from our faculty. That's what makes us unique.

Two Bachelor Degrees

We offer a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology.

Two Concentrations

We offer two concentrations for the undergraduate programs - biomedical science and ecological/environmental science.

Three Graduate Programs

We offer Bachelor Plus Master (B.P.M.) Program in Biology, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy in Biology degree options.

We are Unique

Biology majors enjoy individualized attention from our faculty and are encouraged to participate in undergraduate research opportunities with them. Our graduates are well-prepared for entering the work force directly or progressing onto higher education such as professional school or graduate school. Learn more about the Department of Biology at the University of Dayton

Academic Programs

Learn more about the undergraduate and graduate programs we offer.

Academic Programs
Research and Scholarship
We are dedicated to providing a rigorous curriculum and a wide spectrum of research interests.
Research and Scholarship
Facilities

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Facilities
FAQ

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FAQ

  • Seminars
  • Opportunities
  • Careers
  • Learn about careers in biology through our seminar series.

    Seminar Series

    Study abroad, field study, internships, student organizations, service and research opportunities are available to every student.

    Opportunities and Activities

    A degree in biology allows for a broad choice of careers.

    Careers in Biology

    Research 01.17.19
    Goldwater Scholar

    University of Dayton senior Joey Saurine has received an elite Goldwater Scholarship, one of the nation’s top awards for undergraduate STEM students. In addition to covering the cost of his senior-year tuition, the scholarship will help Saurine achieve his dream of a doctoral degree in neuroscience.

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    Sciences 11.16.18
    Chudd 2.0

    Dedicated in 1958, the University of Dayton's Chudd Auditorium originally boasted air-conditioning, tiered seating and widescreen motion picture facilities.  

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    Research 10.23.18
    Neuroscience Research Funding

    The National Institutes of Health awarded a University of Dayton researcher $148,077 to study the role of a novel calcium-handling protein in the brain that could be involved in mental conditions such as autism, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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    Faculty and Staff

    Meet out faculty and staff

    Faculty and Staff

    Our Alumni

    Read about the exciting paths our graduates have taken. Be a part of a special alumni community. Show your support for our programs.

    Our Alumni

    Contact Us

    Please feel free to contact us for more information about our programs. We look forward to hearing from you.

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