Biology and Health Sciences
The mission of the Biology and Health Sciences programs are to provide high quality instruction to students at the undergraduate level with emphasis on active learning, problem solving, and critical thinking. We prepare students to be nationally-competitive for application to a variety of healthcare professions. The department is committed to improve knowledge in various fields of biology through research and scholarly activities and to transfer that knowledge to our students and colleagues. Our vision is to achieve excellence in education through creative use of traditional and innovative instructional methods, technology, and research. The faculty participates in outreach to the state and nation through services to the university community, to public, to governmental and industrial sectors, and to professional societies.