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 various bachelor’s degree programs in biology. 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 also has a very strong pre-med program. You may also pursue a minor concentration in environmental science. Interested in exploring all your options at Huntington University, meeting the Biology faculty, and seeing the facilities in person? Schedule a campus visit!
Work alongside faculty doing summer research.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. In a special ceremony to recognize Dr. G. Blair Dowden and Chris Dowden, the Dowden Science Hall was dedicated today, April 24, in their honor. Huntington's 12th President G. Blair Dowden and First Lady Chris Dowden led Huntington University for 22 years before retiring in May 2013. Last April, the Board of Trustees honored the Dowdens by announcing that the Science Hall, which was built under their leadership, would be named in their honor. Today, the name was...
Amy Hall Farley
Enrolling at Huntington University was a natural choice for Amy (Hall, ’99) Farley. "My sister, Stephanie (Hall, ’97) Sheridan, was already attending Huntington," said Amy. "I would stay with her on weekends when I was still in high school, so I felt very comfortable with Huntington." While Amy got a good taste of college life by hanging around the dorm with her sister, she admits she...
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 and...