Biology Programs

Biology is offered as both a major and a minor

Related interdisciplinary programs include:

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Student Research

Studying fire blight in Adams County

Sixteen first-year Gettysburg College students gather in a semicircle in the middle of an orchard. It’s their first day of college classes, but they’re not there to pick apples for their new professor. They’re there to hunt phage, although they don’t know what that is yet.

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Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute

The Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute at Gettysburg College (X-SIG) was established to help our community of students be research readyresearch active and research connected.  Find out more

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Student-Faculty Collaboration

Bio in the Bahamas

Students study marine ecosystems in summer research

Bio in the Bahamas

Sandy beaches, crystal waters, snorkeling. It sounds like a vacation until you add in seventy-plus hours of field experience, nightly lab discussions, research group projects, and then writing and presenting the findings – all in less than two weeks’ time.

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