• Department of Biology

    The biology program prepares students for careers in biological and medical research, medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, medical technology, and secondary school teaching. It also provides a solid background in the biological sciences for students who plan careers in business, social services, government, or environmental fields. 

    Students majoring in biology receive a broad introduction to biological principles at the molecular, organismal, and ecological levels of organization. The biology program emphasizes hands-on learning, and students are encouraged to participate in independent undergraduate research projects.

    Major in Biology

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    The summer class titled Special Topics: Environmental Synergy created a memorial for those killed by police and police killed in the line of duty in the last year. The community is invited to add flowers or comments in chalk to pay tribute to the victims.

    Kathy Burleson, senior lecturer in biology, published "ClueConnect: a word array game to promote student comprehension of key terminology in an introductory anatomy and physiology course" in the Advances in Physiology Education journal.

    Hamline Initiative for Professional and Academic Liaisons (HIPAL), a new and unique program at Hamline, provides professional development opportunities for undergraduate students studying in the sciences.