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The study of life in all its forms.

Biology is the application of scientific principles and procedures to the understanding of living things. The major in biological sciences introduces the student to the art of scientific discovery, and provides an exposure to the full breadth of biological systems, from molecules to ecosystems.

Sample Courses:

Evolution, Organisms and Ecology; Human Genetics; Plant Biology; Microbiology; Animal Physiology; Plant-Animal Interactions; Immunology; Neurobiology


Effective March 16

The Biology Department office staff will be working remotely but will be available via email.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Becky Kinney, Administrative Assistant – rebeccakinney@depauw.edu 

Email and phone messages will be monitored during normal business hours and dispersed to the correct individual(s).