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

Biology students use drool to monitor dogs' stress levels

Three biology seniors were featured in the The Patriot-News in May 2009. They started their research project as a component of a Comparative Animal Physiology course that was taught by Prof. Kay Etheridge. She continued to oversee the students' independent research.

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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

Follow the X-SIG blog to keep up with undergraduate research on our campus

Student-Faculty Collaboration

A priceless partnership in biology

Steve JamesStudent-faculty collaboration leads to successful careers

Student-faculty collaboration. The term is prevalent on the Gettysburg College campus – often discussed with prospective families, realized by students, and cherished by alumni.

But what’s the impact of faculty working one-on-one with students to further explore their areas of scholarly interests? Dr. Greg Crawford ’95, Kalin Vasilev ’06, and Kristin Shingler ’11 know the benefits well.

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