Glimpses into the molecular basis for life have caused biology to grow in scope in recent years, and opportunities in this field are also growing.
Providing knowledge that students will need about biology in the 21st century is a goal for the biology department.
Biology prepares students for entrance into professional schools, such as medicine, dentistry or optometry; entrance into graduate school in biological fields; teaching careers in middle and secondary schools; and research and application of biology in industry positions.
The biology department offers a variety of bachelor’s degree programs. Students majoring in biology may complete the professional major leading to a Bachelor of Science degree; the biology teaching program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree; or the liberal arts major in biology leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Huntington University also has a very strong pre-med program. You also have the option of pursuing a minor in environmental science and/or nutrition.
Interested in exploring all your options at Huntington University, meeting the Biology faculty, and seeing the facilities in person? Schedule a visit!
HU biology student, Adrienne Funderburg, received one of Au Sable's most competitive national scholarships.
Dr. Collin Hobbs does more than teach. He seeks to answer the question: What's going on with the genetics of the white pine?
Two senior chemistry majors spent their summer working with a faculty member to build their resumes and get published.
Three Huntington University biology students and two faculty members took part in poster presentations during the 131st Annual Meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science. The event took place on March 26 in Indianapolis.
Meghan Wright, a freshman biology pre-med major from Fowlerville, Mich., presented on, “Biodiversity of the Huntington University arboretum compared to a local natural forest.” Her research, conducted with Dr. Collin Hobbs, assistant professor of biology, involved…
Alison Skidmore comes to work every day ready for battle. It’s her job to ensure there are no casualties. She makes it her mission to comfort the sick and see her patients through the recovery process. Alison is a soldier in the fight against cancer and gives her patients hope to never give up. Alison, a 2006 biology graduate from Huntington University, resides in Tennessee and works as…
Dr. F. Collin Hobbs earned his PhD in ecological and evolutionary biology from Indiana University in 2013, and joined the faculty of Huntington University later that year. Prior to his graduate work he received a Bachelor of Science in biology with a minor in music performance from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. His PhD thesis at Indiana University examined the biogeography…