The undergraduate biology major is among the most popular at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The department also offers a graduate program leading to masters and doctoral degrees. Department of Biology uses our semi-rural campus and nearby coastal environments as living laboratories. We emphasize field and laboratory opportunities for our students to learn biology while studying living organisms. Our diverse curriculum provides students with a solid background in fundamental biological principles and practices. Our faculty engage in research at the forefront of their fields, providing students with unparalleled opportunities for research experiences.