Undergraduate Programs in Biological Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
The Department of Biological Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. Students are required to take at least 122 credit hours to complete the degree. Find out more about the undergraduate curriculum.
Dual Degree Programs
There are several dual degree programs in the department, including a B.S. in Biology and an M.S. in Education, a B.S. in Biology and an M.S. in Forensic Science and Law, and a B.S. in Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Management.
Most careers in biology require both laboratory skills and mastery of subject matter. The Faculty strongly encourage undergraduates to engage in laboratory research as part of their science education.
The department has an active Biological Honors Program for qualified students who are interested in conducting research and writing an Honors thesis.
Biological Honor Societies, Professional Organizations and Clubs on Campus
Student chapters of Tri-Beta, the Biological Honors Society, the American Society for Microbiology, and the Ecology Club are active in the department.
Find out more about the student organizations in Biology at Duquesne and how they can help you broaden your educational experiences, expand your potential, and network with professionals in your field.