Biology

Offered as a BS degree in both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, our high quality academic program offers the flexibility to accommodate a range of career goals in areas like plant biology, zoology, genetics, cell and molecular biology, ecology, and evolutionary biology. Our degree can prepare students for further studies in graduate school or in human medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy or pharmacy. Students who are interested in marine biology or tropical studies can participate in summer programs at affiliated institutes.

Adviser:
Jim Holtz
(515) 294-2558
Did you Know?The Skunk River Navy, a biological service project associated with the Biology Learning Community, has removed well over 50 tons of trash from the South Skunk River and its tributaries in Central Iowa.