Biology, being the science of life and living organisms, is an essential course in the general education curriculum. Like Physics and Chemistry, it is one of the largest and most important branches of science.
The Biology Department supervises the BS Biology program of the institution. As a service department, it has set targets and guidelines in all its undertakings as indicated in the following department objectives:
1. To provide undergraduate students with adequate biological knowledge as may be prescribed in the general education program;
2. To develop students’ interest in biology as well as prepare them to engage in biology related tasks;
3. To enrich students’ knowledge and enhance students’ skills in scientific investigation to better prepare them for careers in the fields of biological sciences whether in the academe, industry, or research institutes.
4. To provide opportunities for students and faculty to serve the society, particularly in the adopted community where biological problems exist.