The Department of Biology is a dynamic and friendly place, where faculty, staff, and students work together to understand the concepts of life. Our diversified undergraduate curricula (which spans the breadth of modern biology, from molecules to ecosystems) and flexible approach provides the fundamental knowledge necessary to be fluent in many areas of biology. It is no wonder that biology is one of the most sought-after programs at FMU. With an enthusiastic commitment to excellence in teaching and research, our faculty are focused on one goal: to prepare the next generation of biologists for advanced degrees and careers in the life sciences. It is an exciting time to join the Department of Biology at FMU, and the need for trained biologists has never been greater. Thank you for visiting our website. As you explore these pages, you will find information about our undergraduate degrees, research opportunities, and more. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or any of our other faculty members. We would be glad to help you on your academic journey. Apply today!

Vernon Bauer
Professor and Chair

Do you need more information about the degrees we offer?

The Department of Biology offers several degree choices that
will suit the academic needs of most students interested in biology.

Click here for more information about our different degrees, programs, and options.

Are you wondering what kind of research is going on in the department?

We truly believe that the best way to learn is by doing, and motivated students
will find ample opportunities to participate in active research programs.
Our department offers great access to many venues for research, from
molecular research labs on campus to many diverse ecosystems in our region.

 Click here for more information about our research opportunities for undergraduates,
research facilities, and the Science Symposium seminar series.

Do you want to join a student organization?

A great way to meet faculty and other students like yourself is to join one of the
student organizations within the Department of Biology.

Click here for more information about the student organizations you can join.

Do you need to know how to find us or get in touch with us?

We are located in:
Leatherman Science Facility, Room 204

Departmental Phone:
(843) 661-1382