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.
All students have the opportunity to do original research with a faculty member. Some even travel internationally.
A controlled burn takes place at the Baker Wetlands, south of Lawrence.
Students have a chance to present their research at regional, national and international conferences.
Small classes allow you to interact and connect with your professors and classmates.
- 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.