Biology Department | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Programs of Study


    Biology Major

    Majoring in biology at Franciscan will enhance your understanding of living organisms and conditions necessary for life.


    Pre-Professional Programs

    Our pre-professional programs prepare students for post-graduate studies in dentistry, optometry, general medicine, pharmacy,  athletic training, physician assistant, veterinary medicine,  occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other allied health programs.


    Exercise Science Minor


  • Dr. Derek Doroski

    Dr. Derek Doroski

    Associate Professor of Biology,Engineering Instructor, Director of the Pre-Engineering Program

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    Dr. Dan Kuebler

    Dr. Dan Kuebler

    Professor of Biology, Chair of the Biology Department

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  • The Core Curriculum

    This Core Curriculum "reflects our ongoing commitment to academic excellence and the integration of faith and reason. Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan educational heritage, and the Catholic mission of Franciscan University, the new core purposefully exposes our students to more of the fundamental knowledge and critical authors they need to become well-educated Catholics" —Father Terence Henry, TOR, chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville

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  • Recent Blogs

    by Dan Kuebler
    Dr. Dan Kuebler, professor of biology and a Faculty Associate at the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life, discusses the topic of commodifying human life and the idea of genetic modification of human embryos. It seems only fitting that the …
    by Dan Kuebler
    Dr. Dan Kuebler, professor of biology and a Faculty Associate at the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life, discusses academic freedom, the pursuit of knowledge, and the dynamic balance between faith and reason: At religious institutes of higher learning, this pursuit …
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