• Biology at Hamline University

    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.

    Awards and Honors

    Each year, the Hamline University Biology Department awards several merit-based academic scholarships for students majoring in biology. These awards come from endowed funds donated by biology alumni and emeritus professors.

    Learning Outcomes

    The purpose of learning outcomes at Hamline University is to ensure that our mission and values are realized in what our graduating students know, value, and can do. View all learning outcomes for Biology.

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