Called to learn.

Biological science students acquire a broad knowledge of the general principles of biological science to include the interrelationships of living organisms within the biosphere and the ways human populations impact these relationships. In the laboratories students develop skills in the use of the techniques and instrumentation applied in modern biological science. These experiences provide optimum preparation for graduate study or careers as a professional biologist or a biology education.

Our health related programs or pre-programs provide guidance and training relative to gaining admission to the clinical phases of the programs or career advancement within a particular health related profession.

If you would like to learn more about our curriculum, please contact us to schedule a visit with a faculty advisor. We hope to hear from you soon!

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No matter what career path you have in mind in, the Biology department can provide a state-of- the-art approach to undergraduate biological education. Click the link below to receive more information and connect with our Department Chair would love to chat with you about making sure you’re on the best path for your future career goals.

Meet the Chair

Dr. Jessica Brook

Dr. Jessica Brook is the Chair of Biological Sciences. Dr. Brook graduated with her Bachelor of Science from WCU and received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. After graduation, she worked at a local hospital in the physical therapy department, treating a wide range of patients. Dr. Brook started working at Carey in the Winter of 2019, teaching a variety of classes centered around the human body, such as Anatomy and Physiology, Human Anatomy, and Advanced Anatomy, just to name a few. She also enjoys sponsoring multiple student organizations and working closely with the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Physical Therapy program. Dr. Brook is an active member of Venture Church – Hunt Club campus where she volunteers with the youth group and hospitality team.


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