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The Department of Biology and Chemistry, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers four undergraduate degrees and two minors. Learn more about the department and our faculty

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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Department of Biology and Chemistry

  • APU Tackles the STEM Crisis

    APU attracts and prepares more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors who pursue advanced education and careers in these fields, according to a March 2014 Council of Independent Colleges, helping to tackle the STEM crisis.

Elsewhere at APU

  • Aaron Kuan, Ph.D., Engineering Student Curiosity

    Mars Curiosity rover engineer Aaron Kuan, Ph.D., now employs a wealth of career experience to educate the next generation of engineers at APU.

  • New Engineering Program and Department Form to Meet High Demand

    The new Department of Engineering and Computer Science serves as home for the forthcoming Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering, a highly marketable, interdisciplinary field.

  • Justice for All

    Jimmy McBirney '05, JD, partnered with the Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP), a nonprofit of lawyers that work together to overturn wrongful convictions, to free an innocent man.