Department of Biology

Biology Mission Statement

The mission of the Biology Department is to prepare students to enter the health, teaching, research, and natural resource  management professions; prepare students to serve the mission of Christian Service and social justice; promote life-long learning; enhance the undergraduate and graduate experience, and perform scholarly activities that provide a model for teaching and professional development in biology and science education for K-12 schools of South Texas.

Biology Program Learning Outcomes

As a successful graduate of the UIW Biology program, the student will be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge essential to biology literacy

Demonstrate competence in lab, field, and independent research

Write proficiently and professionally

Use computers to complete integrative projects

Develop a respect for the natural world as well as awareness of the implications of technology

Conduct service learning projects that relate a personal interest in biology to the mission of UIW.

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