Biology at Siena College
As a biology major, you will develop an appreciation of biology at all levels—from molecules to populations—integrated within the context of Darwinian evolution. Our unique combination of academic rigor and close student-faculty relationships give our graduates the strong foundation they need for successful careers in all fields of Biology. Regardless of your specific career path, the critical thinking and hands-on laboratory and field skills that you develop while a biology major will give you a significant advantage over the competition when entering graduate programs and careers.
Biology Department Learning Goals
A student completing the Biology Program at Siena will have:
- Demonstrated an understanding of the process of science and developed an appreciation of contemporary issues in biology.
- Demonstrated competence
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- Developed independent research skills and an ability to apply basic mathematical techniques in the biological sciences.
- Learned important facts and concepts relevant to the discipline.
- Demonstrated critical thinking by successfully applying fundamental biological concepts to novel scenarios.