The Department of Biological Sciences maintains emphasis in two areas of concentration: Cell and Molecular Biology, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. With one of the largest undergraduate majors at the university, the Department of Biological Sciences offers bachelorís degree programs that expose students to a rigorous background in basic and advanced biology. Graduate work leading to the M.S. or Ph.D. degrees include specialization in departmental areas of concentration, and in cross-campus, interdisciplinary graduate programs. The departmentís USGS Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit offers graduate training in wildlife management and fisheries biology.
For questions about department programs or application procedures, please contact the department chairperson, Dr. Kimberly G. Smith, or any of the department faculty.