• BS/BA in Biology
  • Optional Emphases in
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    • Genetics
    • Pre-Veterinary
    • Pre-Professional
    • Biology Education
  • Minor in Biology
  • BS in Natural Resources and Environmental Management
  • Minor in Natural Resources and Environmental Management
  • GIS Certificate in Natural Resources Management
  • BS in Wildlife Biology
  • Opportunity for Certification by the Wildlife Society
  • BS in Fisheries and Aquatic Science
  • Opportunity for Certification by the American Fisheries Society
  • Options to focus on Fisheries, Aquatic Science and Marine Biology

Graduate Study

  • MS in Biology
  • Emphasis options in
    • Aquatic Science
    • Natural Resources Management


Student Organizations

  • Biology Club
  • Soil and Water Conservation Club
  • Wildlife Biology Club
  • Pre-Veterinarian Club
  • Soil Judging Club

Student Success

Student Success


DEIAB Initiatives

Department News

Biology Department Seminar Series

Sept. 22:  Dr. M.Megan Woller-Skar


  • "Using food web models to predict how native New Zealand Koaro (Galaxias Brevipinnis) respond to smelt introduction, eutrophication and trout management"
  • 2-3p, Annis Water Resources Institute, Multi-purpose room, Muskegon, MI

Sept 28:   Dr. Mike Henshaw

  • 12-1p in 4402 KHS

Gene flows between hunter-gatherer and farming groups in Stone Age central and eastern Europe

Dr. Alexey Nikitin co-senior authored a new study that was published in Communications Biology.

BLAZE: Ecology of Fire

Dr. Todd Aschenbach was a guest on the Burning Questions podcast hosted by Louise Bean.

BIO Grad Student Wins Presentation Award

Biology Graduate Student, Mary Parr, won the Best Student Presentation Award at the Society for Ecological Restoration – Midwest Great Lakes Chapter Annual Meeting that was held in Wisconsin

In Search for Ancestors of the People Who Brought Indo-European Languages to Europe 

A recent paper by Professor Alexey Nikitin, with co-authors from Harvard University, University of Missouri, and Grinchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine, attempts to shine some light on the mystery of the origins of the Yamna people

A Beautifully Complicated Permafrost Field Experience

Soil Scientist, Dr. Chelsea Duball, was featured in CLAS Acts to showcase her most recent Alaska field season with students.

Time Lapse Video of Corpse Flower Blooming

Interview on Climate Change

Dr. Robert Hollister was featured on mi EcoBUZZ talking about how research in arctic plant communities points to specific climate change implications and solutions

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