The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences offers programs which are designed to educate broadly trained scientists who can creatively solve scientific problems involving life and the environment. Flexibility in curriculum choices allows students to prepare for graduate school or begin professional careers in a variety of fields. Each student works closely with department faculty members in developing a course of study that best suits individual objectives.
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Biology majors at Mount Union get unique hands-on experiences both in the lab and outside the classroom at the University's Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center.
With the environment a frequent topic of conversation today, the need for experienced environmental scientists is growing. Mount Union's major in environmental science provides students with the knowledge and hands-on experiences to be leaders in the field.
Medical Laboratory Science
Students pursuing a degree in medical laboratory science at Mount Union will combine three years of on-campus study with a final year of professional training in medical technology and laboratory science at an affiliated hospital-based school, which amounts to 2,000 hours of intense study and lab experience.