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Biological Sciences

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Welcome to the fascinating world of Biological Sciences. In our department we extend a warm welcome to our students and an opportunity to explore the vast intricacies of the natural world. If you're an inquisitive student, you've come to the right place for a wealth of information and a community where curiosity thrives, and learning knows no bounds. 

Biological Sciences encompass an extensive array of disciplines- from microbiology to genetics, to ecology to evolutionary biology and so much more. It's a field that is constantly evolving, thereby offering us new insights and solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing our world. We invite you to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery with us with a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Biology. 

We offer an array of undergraduate concentrations to include Pre-Professional Health, Pre-Nursing, Environmental Health. We offer graduate concentrations in Microbiology, Physiology, Genetics & Molecular Biology, Ecology and Systematics, and Entomology 

We invite you to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery with us. Join our pursuit of knowledge, innovative research, and a deeper understanding of the world around us. Here we explore, learn and inspire one another. 

Welcome! Let the journey begin in the Department of Biological Sciences. -Dr. Laricca London



The primary mission of the Department of Biological Sciences is to educate students in the fundamentals of problem solving in biological sciences through the integration of teaching and research. The program has established a strong instructional and research unit that fosters comprehensive theoretical and practical training that adequately prepares students for positions in industry, public, and private sectors.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education ranked AAMU in the top 10 for producers of African-American graduates in Biological Sciences in the nation. Our program has cooperative relationships with several professional degree programs across the state of Alabama including Physician’s Assistant, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical School, and Graduate-level programs.






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Department of Biological Sciences
Carter Hall RM 309-A
Dr. Laricca London
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
(256) 372-8026