Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

biology department


Glimpses into the molecular basis for life have caused biology to grow in scope in recent years, and opportunities in this field are also growing.

Providing knowledge that students will need about biology in the 21st century is a goal for the biology department.

Distinct Advantages

Biology prepares students for entrance into professional schools, such as medicine, dentistry or optometry; entrance into graduate school in biological fields; teaching careers in middle and secondary schools; and research and application of biology in industry positions.

Degree Options

The biology department offers various bachelor’s degree programs in biology. Students majoring in biology may complete the professional major leading to a Bachelor of Science degree; the biology teaching program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree; or the liberal arts major in biology leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Huntington also has a very strong pre-med program. You may also pursue a minor concentration in environmental science. Interested in exploring all your options at Huntington University, meeting the Biology faculty, and seeing the facilities in person? Schedule a campus visit!

Herbarium Story

Read across the nation!

The story about the university's Herbarium was so popular that it was shared across the country. Read it in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette here.

alumni impact

Advantages of Christian college education described by Huntington University alum.

Alison Skidmore

Biology '06

Alison sits by her patients as they go through the recovery process.

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HU to launch Indiana’s first faith-based agriculture program, explores collaboration with PurdueHuntington University is set to launch Indiana’s first faith-based agriculture program, thanks to a $100,000 gift from an anonymous donor. The recent matching gift initiates the creation of HU’s Institute for Agricultural Studies for fall of 2014, with a goal of offering its first program in agribusiness in fall 2015.
‘Hoosier Grown’ successIt all began with a phone call. Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann contacted Huntington University’s President Sherilyn Emberton about a marketing plan competition called “Promoting the Good Works of Indiana Agriculture.”