BA or BS Biology

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Program Description

BA or BS Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences offers four distinct life sciences majors provided by a nationally recognized faculty that excels in teaching and research. Many faculty members have received University-wide recognition for outstanding teaching. Research programs are funded by grants from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.

The department has three excellent teaching and research facilities. F.W. Olin Hall is a state-of-the-art facility for lectures and laboratories. Faculty offices and research labs are located across the science quad from Olin Hall in the Seeley G. Mudd building, which has teaching laboratories for advanced technique courses in molecular biology, cell biology, and microbiology. Field-oriented courses are offered at the Mount Evans Field Station.

The up-to-date and highly integrated curriculum provides a sound foundation in molecular, cellular, developmental, organismal, ecological and environmental biology. The curriculum prepares students for futures in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, graduate programs in the life sciences, graduate programs in health-related fields like physical therapy or physician assistant programs, ecology, environmental science, conservation biology and science education at the secondary school level.

PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

The department offers majors in the following areas: biological sciences, molecular biology, ecology and biodiversity, and integrated sciences.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities. The University's 125-acre campus, a few mile ... Read More

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities. The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries. Read less