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...
Sungyoun “Shy” Han
For one alum, classes in medical school are like “drinking from a fire hose.” The amount of information he is expected to absorb day in and day out is challenging, but he knows he can handle it. Huntington University made sure of that. “I think that being a biology major at HU truly helped prepare me for medical school because I feel like I have a great foundation of science...
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...