|BIOLOGY FACT SHEET|
-- Approximately 90 majors
-- Five full time Biology faculty
-- Bachelor of Science in Biology, offered in the 16-week, traditional mode-of-delivery
-- Lab room designated for undergraduate research
-- Omicron psi chapter of Tri Beta National Biological Honor Society
-- Successful placement of graduates into research-intensive graduate programs and medical & veterinary schools
-- Dr. Merlin Findlay instituted one of the first laboratory-based curricula in the United States upon his arrival to Park University in 1892.
-- 61 credit hours focusing on the major divisions in the biological sciences the elective courses are then tailored to fit students’ interest for pre-med, field biology
careers or laboratory based biology careers.
-- Laboratory courses taught by full time faculty and are designed to provide exposure to current equipment and various research methodologies.
-- Full time faculty supervising senior research projects, commonly presented at conferences by the undergraduate, which promote the development of critical
thinking skills and further the development of research skills.
-- Award winning undergraduate conference presentations at the Missouri Academy of Sciences and Great Plains Honors Council
-- Internships have recently been done by our undergraduates at or for:
--University of Pittsburg
-- University of Kansas-Medical Center
-- University of Missouri-Kansas City
-- EPA (Environmental Protection Agency (Region 7 Office)
-- Henry Doorley Zoo, Omaha
-- Clay County Parks and Recreation
-- Biology Club highway 9 clean up
-- Biology Club river clean up