The faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences have agreed that our goals are:


  1. To instill a university atmosphere that promotes academic excellence and scholarly attitude in students;

  2. To produce students dedicated to and capable of understanding scientific processes in general and within their major field of study;

  3. To provide students with general education courses that engender a working understanding of important biological processes, scientific methods, and related ethical issues that will inspire civic participation in an increasingly technological world;

  4. To foster student involvement in research; and

  5. To continue community outreach.