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The Department of Biological Sciences offers BA and BS degrees in both biology and zoology. You'll learn from outstanding professors, gain hands-on research in the labs of the new Shineman Center and the living laboratory of the Rice Creek Biological Field Station, and become well-prepared for in-demand professional opportunities or graduate school pursuits.

Biology is the study of living things; zoology is the sub-discipline of biology that is specifically the study of animals. 


NSF grant to Christopher Chandler to support student research

A major National Science Foundation grant recognizes the research and accomplishments of SUNY Oswego biological sciences faculty member Christopher Chandler while providing research opportunities for his students at Oswego and overseas. Read more →

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