Biology at Franklin College

Our world faces complex and fascinating challenges related to human health and environmental sustainability. At Franklin College, we prepare our graduates to be tomorrow’s problem solvers by training and empowering them to think critically and creatively about complex systems. 

Don’t wait though! Start thinking and solving now!

Download the Biology Major Handout (PDF)

Departmental Highlights

As a biology major you will:

  • Experience engaging coursework taught by passionate professors
  • Interact with professionals that are active in your field
  • Immerse yourself in hands-on internships locally and abroad
  • Connect daily with faculty advisors that know you and advocate for you
  • Engage in your own research project with peers and professors

Special Programs

Students can select from a variety of specific tracks:

  • Pre-professional Programs (Pre-med, Pre-PA, Pre-Vet, and many more)
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Cell and Molecular Biology


  • Carter Cassidy '24

    The professors at Franklin College genuinely care about you and your success and I feel that in four years I will leave here ready to take on the world. I chose a liberal arts education because it is a safe and unique learning environment where you can better your education experience but also grow as a person.” - Cassidy Carter '24

Meet Our Faculty

Did You Know?

80% of our students that apply to medical school and 100% of students that apply to vet school get accepted