philosopher, is the nature of created things, and as often as I have a mind to
read the words of God, it is at my hand." -- Antony, Christian ascetic, ca. 350 A.D.
The Monmouth College biology
major prepares students to be competitive in graduate school in a breadth of
potential areas of focus.
Up to 70% of
our biology graduates go on to
continue their education in
graduate or professional schools.
Recent graduates have studied a variety
of topics ranging from toxicology to microbiology to international environmental
Monmouth biology alumni have
recently entered graduate programs at the following institutions: the University
of Illinois, the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, South Carolina State
University, the University of Chicago Law School, Dartmouth College,
Northwestern University, Purdue University, Louisiana State University, and Ohio
Each year the biology faculty hold
a meeting to present information on graduate school to prospective students that
includes information on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
To assist you
in your transition to graduate school or the work place, the Wackerle Career Center offers
the Monmouth College
Intentional Career and Leadership Development Program.
It is the only
one of its kind in the USA. It
has been recognized as an
by educators from all over the world.
freshman year you will actively engage in figuring out what you want
to do with the rest of your life. The friendly staff will help guide
you on a path to success.
By participating in a wide variety of
programs, services and experiences on the campus, in the community,
in the U.S. and abroad, you will gain the skills and experiences
necessary to become a successful leader.