Biology Major

Professors Bavis (chair), Dearborn, A. Hill, and M. Hill; Associate Professors Huggett, Kruse (Biology and Neuroscience), Mountcastle, and Williams; Assistant Professors Banks and LeFlore; Visiting Assistant Professors Anderson, Ernstrom (Biology and Neuroscience), and Slane; Lecturer Salazar-Perea

Biology is the study of living systems and how they interact with the nonliving world and with one another. It is a discipline that bridges the physical and social sciences. Students who major in biology become familiar with all levels of biological organization from molecules to ecosystems, and gain practical experience in both laboratory and field studies. More information on the biology department is available on the website (