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Welcome to the Department of Biology

   The biology program at WVSU has been ranked third
    in the 50 Best Value Small Colleges for a Biology Degree 2015
    by bestvalueschools.com.

The Department has 15 full-time Faculty and over 200 students majoring in Biology.

Undergraduate Study in Biology

The Biology Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with course work that will prepare students for a variety of career options.   Students may prepare for admission to graduate school, medical school, dental school, chiropractic medical school, veterinary medical school and pharmacy school as well as other professional schools.  We offer courses for students who are interested in careers in the laboratory setting, working with plants and animals, or with governmental agencies.
A Minor in Biology is also offered.
Are you are a prospective biology student who cannot take classes during the day?
Please click HERE for the Department's Night Course Rotation

For more information regarding the Bachelor of Science in Biology degree, please contact Dr. Katherine Harper at harperkl@wvstateu.edu, 304-766-3142 or the office of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at 304-766-3102.

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