study of living organisms and life processes, is the most
all-encompassing of the sciences. Understanding basic life processes
requires integrating many areas of study. We want you to be able to use
science effectively. That's the main reason why we have created an
individual and group investigative laboratory as part of the first two
science courses. You will develop a real sense of all the planning, the
work, the frustration, the excitement, the reality of doing science.
courses in biology continue to be laboratory-centered and inductive.
You will learn to use your investigative projects to engage in the more
complex work of making relationships and perceiving patterns.
As an advanced student, you will
participate more and more as a professional in both course settings and
off-campus internships. As you delve more and more deeply into your
chosen profession, you will refine your own code of ethics. Required
internships provide you the dual opportunity to participate in
high-level research projects and to explore a variety of career
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