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The Bachelor of Science program provides training in the basic biological sciences leading to the bachelor of science degree in biology for:

• pre-health professionals
• entry into life science graduate training programs
• acquisition of entry level positions in the job market
• students seeking certification for secondary teaching careers, and
• graduate training leading to the master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees

During the past decade, more than 90% of our graduates who have gone on to graduate and professional schools have performed successfully and have entered society to provide service and leadership as life scientists.



Dr. Xiaofei Wang
Professor and Interim Department Chair
Department of Biological Sciences


(615) 963-2541

On the Main Campus, the Department of Biological Sciences is housed in Harned Hall and McCord Hall.


Biological Sciences
(615) 963-2541

(615) 963-5321

Mathematical Sciences
(615) 963-5869

College of Life and Physical Sciences
(615) 963-5811