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.
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Check out what courses you can expect as a biology major!
Two senior chemistry majors spent their summer working with a faculty member to build their resumes and get published.
Science and Math
Hear from HU faculty about what the math, science, and nursing departments at HU have to offer students.
Dr. Jonathon Peterson, assistant professor of mathematics at Purdue University, will present a seminar entitled “My Life as a Professional Mathematician.” It will be held Friday, May 1, at 4 p.m. in Hiner Hall, located in the Dowden Science Hall at Huntington University. The seminar is a part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and is free and open to the public. After receiving his Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from...
Huntington University’s biology major is challenging, but 2006 alumnus Andrew Jackenheimer, M.D., says the rigorous expectations of HU left him feeling a year more advanced when he entered medical school than those coming in from larger schools. Andrew had not planned to attend Huntington University, but after one visit and observing a mix of faith and science, he knew HU was a unique place...
Dr. Bruce D. Evans received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1985 from the University of Charleston, W.V., and a PhD in neurobiology in 1991 from Emory University.