By providing a learning environment that values critical thinking, curiosity, objectivity
and respect for diversity, the Biology Department seeks to:
Guide students in the development of an understanding of life science concepts that
will enable them to make informed decisions about career, the environment and other
areas of human endeavor as responsible, informed members of the community.
Enable students to acquire skills and habits of mind that allow for safe, accurate,
objective and effective scientific inquiry.
Serve the diverse needs of the community by providing, through an appropriate array
of life science courses, opportunities for every student to acquire a solid academic
foundation upon which to become successful in his or her pursuit of further education,
career and a lifetime of learning.
Continue to assess the Biology Department curricula in support of the Mission of the