Department of Biological Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences

We offer a Bachelor of Science in Biology with options in Environmental Biology, Botany, Microbiology, Zoology, Medical Sciences, and Science/Biology-Teacher Education; a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science; a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Environmental GIS, and a Master of Science degree in Biology. Waggoner Hall - (309) 298-1546

WIU's Summer Science Experience (Grade 9 - 11)

WIU's Summer Science Experience is a unique summer camp opportunity for 9th -12th graders with an interest in science who want to explore careers in various scientific fields. This week-long program provides hands-on scientific activities in a variety of disciplines. Including biology, chemistry, geology/paleontology, mathematics, neuroscience, geography/meteorology, nursing, and physics/astronomy. The camp, emphasizes the collaborative nature of the sciences in today’s technology-oriented world. Instructors are highly-experienced scientists, mathematicians, and nurses. This program truly brings science to life through the hands of participants.

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