A degree in biological sciences prepares graduates for challenging and rewarding careers in the life sciences. Students work together with faculty in conducting field and laboratory research using state-of-the-art instruments. Their findings are often published in leading scientific publications. Specialties within the department include bioinformatics, ichthyology, mammalogy, ornithology, pre-medical, and science education.
UAFS undergraduates have many opportunities to present their research at state, regional, and national levels in a variety of focus areas such as food and safety microbiology, animal behavior, environmental hazards, and habitat disturbance. Students can also benefit from on-campus involvement in honor society and organizations such as Biology Club, Pre-Medical Association, Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta National Health Preprofessional Honor Society.