To train students in the use of the methods of science in solving problems;
To develop skills in the use of laboratory equipment and in the reading of biological literature;
To provide students with a knowledge of fundamental biological concepts in order to prepare them for graduate studies in the life sciences; and
To provide students with a basic knowledge of biology in order to enable them to study medicine, allied health, or to serve as mentors of learning of the life sciences.
To provide students with comprehensive course work in chemistry and industrial hygiene leading to the Baccalaureate degree;