Students have a chance to present their research at regional, national and international conferences.
Baker maintains the Baker Wetlands for research and observation.
The new Ivan L. Boyd Center for Collaborative Science Education features state-of-the-art technology and extensive lab space.
A controlled burn takes place at the Baker Wetlands, south of Lawrence.
Small classes allow you to interact and connect with your professors and classmates.
All students have the opportunity to do original research with a faculty member. Some even travel internationally.
- Kathy Wright, Department Assistant
- Biology & Chemistry
- Math, Physics & Computer Science
- Office: Boyd Science Center 227
Bachelor's Degree in Biology
The Department of Biology and Chemistry offers a biology major with four tracks:
The department also offers a minor in biology.
Hands-On Experience Outside the Classroom
Preparation for Graduate School
About 60% of our biology majors go on to earn a master's degree or PhD or to earn an advanced degree in one of these fields:
Learn more about preprofessional programs.
Preparation for a Career
Baker biology graduates get jobs as:
Students interested in the study of biology may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
In the Canopy | National Science Foundation Research Opportunity
Baker is hosting a biology Research Experiences for Undergraduates program June 1 - Aug. 11 in which students from across the country will climb trees to research species of tardigrades and then present their findings in a paper and presentation.
View a video about this year's program.