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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