Biology Department

College of Arts & Sciences

Biologists study many aspects of how life operates – from the molecular details of cells to how entire ecosystems function.


You’ll examine all aspects of the biological world, preparing you for a successful career in health, research, or teaching. Your first courses will give you a solid understanding of biological systems from the molecular to ecological level. With this foundational knowledge, you’ll be able to explore more advanced subjects.

Career Paths

Careers in biology are available in both the private and public sector. These include positions in research, teaching, and the pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries.The growing areas of genetics and biotechnology also provide many career opportunities. The global biotechnology companies Amgen and Baxalta are located near Cal Lutheran and hire graduates each year.