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Biology

Welcome to the Department of Biology

Our graduates are well-prepared for entering the work force directly or progressing onto higher education such as professional school or graduate school.

The Department of Biology offers Bachelor of Science, combined Bachelor and Master of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degree options. We offer two concentrations for the undergraduate degree - biomedical science and ecological/environmental science. The undergraduate programs emphasize scientific knowledge and theory partnered with hands-on experience in the laboratory and in the field. Biology majors enjoy individualized attention from our faculty and are encouraged to participate in undergraduate research opportunities with them. 

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The Bachelor of Science

Learn about Bachelor of Science degrees in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences. We offer more than 15 majors in the natural sciences.

The Bachelor of Science

Learn about Bachelor of Science degrees in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences. We offer more than 15 majors in the natural sciences.

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Faculty 01.21.20
College faculty honored with SOCHE Excellence Awards

The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education honored three University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences faculty members with excellence awards for their scholarship, teaching and service.

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Research 11.18.19
Student engages with hands-on learning in genetic testing

Katie Parker has spent most of her four years at the University of Dayton searching for a chemical to minimize the effects of brain cancer.

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