The Biology Department encompasses areas ranging from molecular biology to ecosystem ecology. This breadth is reflected in their curriculum and in faculty and student research. The department’s joint mission of teaching and research strongly complement each other and provide students with an educational experience of very high quality.

In support of the mission of Western Washington University and the College of Sciences and Engineering, the mission of the Biology Department is to provide an outstanding learning environment that integrates education, scholarship, and service in order to actively engage students in the biological sciences and foster their development as lifelong learners.


Browse the Biology Collections:

Biology Faculty and Staff Publications

Biology Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship