Department of Biological Sciences
The life sciences are front and center here.
Bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, certificates, minors. We’ve got it all—so take your pick.
This is where your future starts.
An education in biology can be life changing. Your eagerness to learn and discover, combined with our active faculty, makes for limitless opportunities—and your studies will give you a background in chemistry, physics, and math because biology is one of the most interdisciplinary areas of all the sciences. You’ll also have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty.
*Students in this program have the option of earning a dual degree with a B.S.Ed. in secondary education.
Minors and Certificates
Something for every passion.
Sometimes you just want to explore an area before you commit to a whole degree. We’ve got you covered here in biology. Whether you love letting your scientific mind shine and want to enhance your education with one of our minors or aren’t quite sure how to put your scientific talents to use, our minors are the way to go.
Your dream career starts here.
You’ll receive the solid foundation of a prestigious undergraduate Purdue degree, and the specific knowledge to prepare you for the pursuit of an advanced degree.