Department of Biology and Chemistry

The Department of Biology and Chemistry

The Department of Biology and Chemistry at George Fox University is committed to offering you a quality education characterized by personal attention, small classes, and academic rigor. This commitment allows us to more effectively address the needs of individual students, which in essence customizes your education. The practical value of this approach is illustrated by the success our students have enjoyed in graduate education (both research and medical-related programs) and a variety of professional careers.

The Department of Biology and Chemistry is equipped to train you in the fundamentals of the biological and chemical sciences. We offer a wide range of courses that provide the intellectual foundation needed for you to pursue a variety of careers. The department also emphasizes practical training by offering field trips (e.g. Malheur Field Station), project based laboratories (e.g. ecology and animal physiology), and research internships (e.g. Murdock Science Scholar Program at Oregon Health and Science University).

We believe our world needs professionals of strong character, maturity, and Christian commitment who are prepared to provide moral and ethical leadership to our increasingly technological world. George Fox University, because it offers an excellent education centered in Jesus Christ, can help you develop the necessary skills to have a positive impact on society.

Prospective students can get info about our biology major and chemistry major on our undergraduate admissions site.