BIOLOGY EMPHASES:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biological Science
  • Natural Science
  • Secondary Education
  • Secondary Education w/ Integrated Science

The Biological Sciences Department offers in house advisement for biology majors.

Students interested in majoring in biology should set up an appointment with Doug Sainsbury (SCI 131). Initial Appointments with Mr. Sainsbury entail assessing a student’s academic and career goals, suggesting a Biology emphases that meets said goals, laying out a tentative graduation plan and suggestions of extra-curricular activities needed to boost a student’s resume.

Students are encouraged to meet with Mr. Sainsbury at least once every semester to ensure they are on track for graduation, aware of departmental changes and assess the student’s progress on career and academic goals.

PRE-PROFESSIONAL ADVISEMENT

Mr. Sainsbury also provides advisement for students pursuing careers in health professions and need guidance for admission requirements for Medical, Dental, Pharmacy and Physicians Assistant schools. Besides Mr. Sainsbury there are two organizations associated with the Biological Sciences department that also provide advising.

Contact

DOUG SAINSBURY

Biological Sciences Advisor

Email: sainsbu@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4282

Office: SCI 131

ERIN O'BRIEN

Department Chair

Email: obrien@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7761

Office: SCI 102