Department of Biology
College of Science and Engineering

Department Goals

Biology Department Goals

  • Programs within the department will prepare students for careers and/or graduate study in the biological sciences.

  • The department will employ a combination of classroom, laboratory and fieldwork, student research and internships built around learning outcomes adopted by the department.

  • The department will continue to improve the learning process through ongoing assessment and revision of courses and programs emphasizing both content and technical skills appropriate to the discipline.

  • The department will develop collaboration with industry, state and federal agencies, other departments and institutions of learning to enrich the learning opportunities for students.

  • The department will support faculty development including scholarly achievement, research, professional study and teaching effectiveness.

  • The department will foster an environment of inclusiveness and diversity.

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