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Department of

Biology


Biology is not a spectator sport. At Beloit you’ll do more than learn about biology—you’ll do what biologists do.

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Biology

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Build scientific creativity. Design experiments and answer real-world questions.

Biology students become engaged citizens of the world by applying biological principles and methods to real world problems.

Beloit biology students have many opportunities during their education to get their hands dirty, and after graduation, many alumni go on to careers that make an impact in the world around them.

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  • Clone a gene. Be the first person in the world to discover and publish its sequence.
  • Test water quality. Collect water samples from the Rock River Lagoon.
  • Make kimchi. Discover how well different recipes encourage fermentation.
  • Program a robot. Compare brains and computers.

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Read more about biology degree requirements and course offerings.

Do you want more information about studying Biology at Beloit? Contact Professor Amy Briggs, Chair of
the Department of Biology.

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Mustafa Quadir’20 at work in the lab, with his professor and peer.

On the Job, Applying Skills Developed at Beloit College

Mustafa Quadir’20, an associate scientist at the pharmaceutical company PPD, relies daily on skills developed at Beloit College to collaborate with colleagues.

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