is the science of living things: what they are, how they work, how they
interact and how they change or evolve. Now, more than ever, biology is
among the most exciting, intellectually stimulating and promising
disciplines in the sciences.
Saint Martin's University offers a bachelor of science degree in biology
that will help prepare tomorrow's scientists, who will teach, study,
explore, care for and enlighten our world and its inhabitants.
The aims of the University's biology program are to enable its students
to gain knowledge about and an understanding of living organisms.
of the University's biology program will be prepared for a variety of
careers in the biological sciences; specialized investigation leading to
graduate degrees in biology; or admission into professional health care
graduate programs including medical, dental, pharmacy, physical therapy
and chiropractic schools.
Saint Martin's biology program provides:
Small class and lab sizes, which enable students to work closely
with their faculty members.
Library resources, computers and study environments to support its
A faculty advisor for each student from the time he or she enters
the program through graduation.
Field experiences, internships and other learning opportunities
outside the classroom.
A strong liberal arts tradition that promotes oral and written
fluency, critical thinking, academic excellence and sound ethical
sponsors a Biology Club whose membership is open to all biology majors
and other students interested in biological issues. The club sponsors
guest speakers and field trips, as well as providing service to the
University in a variety of ways. Saint Martin's biology program also has
a chapter of TriBeta National Biological Honor Society. This group
participates in the Biology Club and promotes undergraduate research and
participation in regional TriBeta research conferences.