J. N. Jarrett, Chair; D. R. Carter, T. M. Doan, S. L.
Halkin, M. E. Jackson, J. R. King, J. L. Krans, T. Mione, B.J. Nicholson, P.
Osei, C. A. Penniman, R. E. Rollin, D. A. Spector (Dept. phone: 860-832-2645)
The Department of
Biology has full-time faculty representing the major specializations within the
broad field of biology. Copernicus Hall houses laboratories for introductory
and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses and research in biology.
The department has a wide range of
modern research equipment in laboratories designed for class and/or individual
research studies. Specialized facilities, available for faculty and student
instruction and research, include a greenhouse, herbarium, molecular genetics
research laboratory, controlled environment room, computer laboratory,
experimental gardens, and growth chambers.
Through the academic and
extracurricular opportunities which the department offers, students are
prepared to understand the living world and to enter various careers in
in Biology, BS (Non-teaching)
in Biology, BS (Certifiable
for teaching grades 7-12, 32-34 credits in biology)
in Biology (Certifiable for secondary teaching)
in General Science with Specialization in Biology, BS (Certifiable
for elementary education, 39-42 credits)
in General Science with Specialization in Environmental Interpretation, BS (53-57 credits
in Biology (Non-teaching, 20 credits)
in GerontologyCLICK HERE FOR COURSE DESCRIPTIONS