Admission Information: Biology

Students entering the Department of Biology are expected to have a strong background in science and mathematics. Secondary school courses in biology I and II, algebra I and II, geometry, chemistry, physics, and trigonometry are strongly recommended. At the beginning of each fall semester, the results of the math and English placement exams, along with SAT/ACT scores in mathematics and verbal reasoning are used for placement in college-level biology, chemistry, mathematics, and English courses. The placement exams are administered by the Betty Howard Center for Student Success.

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Biology Department

L. Melvin Roberts, PhD, Chair
Glen H. Bennett, PhD
Nellie McKenzie, PharmD
Melinda Ekkens-Villanueva, PhD
Anthony G. Futcher, PhD

For program information, contact:

Dr. Melinda Ekkens-Villanueva
Phone: 301-891-4462
Fax: 301-270-1618
E-mail: mvillanu@wau.edu
Room 102A, Science Building

Bioinformatics

For program information, contact:
Dr. Melvin Roberts
Phone:301-891-4228
Fax: 301-270-1618
Email: mroberts@wau.edu
Room 102A, Science Building

Biology Resources