Biology

The study of biology provides a foundation for students with a variety of career goals. The Biology major at OKWU is designed as a broad overview of the life sciences and is well-suited for students who wish to purse graduate work in biology, medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine

Biology Major Objectives

Upon completion of the Biology Program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a sound basic understanding of the chemistry of life.
  2. Demonstrate a sound basic understanding of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell structure and function.
  3. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of Classical, Molecular, and Population genetics.
  4. Demonstrate a sound basic understanding of the proposed mechanisms of evolution and understanding of Creation.
  5. Demonstrate a sound basic understanding of the structure and function in plants and animals.
  6. Demonstrate a sound basic understanding of ecology.
  7. Demonstrate understanding of the integration of Biblical Principles into life sciences.