Why Study Biological Sciences at Le Moyne College?

Discover the smallest cells or explore the largest ecosystems. Consider our interactions with the environment and the contributions of all living things. Identify solutions and add to the growing body of knowledge that will meet the challenges of today’s human health and environmental issues.  Understand life.

Program Highlights

As a biology major, you’ll discover and pursue your own curiosities about the nature of life, and have the opportunity to study ecosystems both locally and abroad, meet and network with distinguished researchers and professionals through regularly scheduled seminars, conduct research alongside faculty and present work at regional and national conferences.  

Our Stories

 

Photo Ashley Louven

Ashley Louven

/ 2017

I traveled to Ecuador.

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Photo Hilary McManus

Hilary McManus

Biology /

The lab from which Hilary McManus, Ph.D., operates is about to change

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Photo Nhat Le

Nhat Le

/ 2017

We really want experience and exposure to the real world, and this program allows us to do that.

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Careers

Our rigorous curriculum, dedicated faculty, and student-focused approach will prepare you for careers in the health professions, field and laboratory research as well as pharmaceutical and biotechnology. Some of the work of our recent graduates includes:

  • Physican 
  • Dentist 
  • Research Scientist 
  • Optometrist 
  • Physician Assistant 
  • Conservation Biologist 
  • Pharmaceutical Research 
  • Physical Therapist 
  • Bioengineer 
  • Teacher 
  • Forensic Scientist 
  • Occupational Therapist

Degrees

Biological Sciences Major (B.A. and B.S.)

Concentration in pre-engineering

Distinctive Courses: Ecology of the Galapagos (which includes travel to the Galapagos Archipelago), Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System, Biology of Sharks, Field Ornithology, Toxicology, Environmental Research: Iceland (which includes travel to Iceland), Biology of Cancer, Bioinformatics

Biology Minor

Learn More in our Academic Catalog



Get in Touch

Contact the Department Chair:

Dr. Patrick Yurco


PHONE:

(315) 445-5449


EMAIL:

Contact the Department:

Coyne Science Center 215
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214


PHONE:

(315) 445-4423


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