Students majoring in biology are the next generation of scientists, researchers, health professionals and teachers. The Department of Biology offers students the opportunity to study a vast assortment of subjects, such as botany, ecology, evolutionary biology, anatomy and physiology, and biology teaching just to name a few. Our students go on to pre-professional schools and graduate programs and obtain employment in government and industry.

Undergraduate Degrees: 
  • Bachelor of Arts
    • Biology


  • Bachelor of Science
    • Biology
Graduate Degrees: 
  • Master of Science


  • Professional Science Master's
    • Biotechnology
    • Ecosystem Management


  • Combined Degrees
    • Bachelor of Arts/Master of Science
    • Bachelor of Science/Master of Science
Undergraduate Majors / Emphases: 
  • Biology (general)
  • Biology – Teaching
  • Biomedical
  • Ecology and Systematics
Undergraduate Minors: 
  • Biology
  • Biology – Teaching
Contact Information: 

144 McCollum Science Hall
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0421

(319) 273-2456 phone
(319) 273-7125 fax
Sandi Ingles

Department Head / Director: 

Students and Professor in Botanical Center
Biology Students Working on Lab
Biology Students in Lab