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Biological Sciences

The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers a balanced curriculum designed to prepare students for a wide range of graduate programs, teacher credential programs, entry-level careers in government or private organizations, and professional programs in medicine, dentistry, veterinary, optometry, physical therapy, nursing, and related paramedical careers.

2014-2016 Catalog

The department assists students in developing an understanding of the fundamental concepts of scientific method, careful laboratory technique, the ability to use scientific literature, and sensitivity to the interrelationship of science and human values.

Attending Dominican was a choice I would gladly make again. The atmosphere, the professors, the's hard to narrow down just one thing that made my time there wonderful. I know my experience at DU will propel me through medical school and beyond.
Kassandra Kahn, Class of 2011

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Students have the opportunity to participate in research projects, thereby gaining valuable hands on experience in research methodology, problem solving, and intellectual discovery. The department provides internships in career related areas to further engage students in the active learning process. Students planning to pursue a graduate degree are strongly urged to study an international language.

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