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BIOLOGY

A major in BIOLOGY provides students with a comprehensive understanding of living things. Students examine plants, animals, and microbes on a microscopic and macroscopic level; students will also discuss the relationship of living things to each other and their environment. Biology students receive hands-on training using sampling and identification techniques in the lab and in the field.

 

Career Opportunities in Biology:
  • Medical, Dentistry, or Veterinary careers with appropriate graduate training.
  • Public Health careers in local, state, and federal health departments.
  • Academic research in university settings.
  • Research and product development in medical supply and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Laboratory technology.
Recent graduates from the Biology program are working in their respective fields:
  • Kimberly McCorkle (Class of 2009) recently completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Logan School of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Carmera Thomas (Class of 2010) is the Restoration Coordinator for the Maryland Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
 
Biology Faculty Contacts:

 

Marilyn Kehoskie, M.S.
Visiting Instructor of Biology
East Carolina University
mkehoskie@ncwc.edu (252) 985-5254

 

Erica Kosal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Environmental Science Program Coordinator
North Carolina State University
ekosal@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5156

 

Heather Louch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Biology Program Coordinator
Pennsylvania State University
hlouch@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5139 

 

Daniel Stovall, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Wake Forest University
dstovall@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5168

 

John Temple, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Biomedical Science Coordinator
North Carolina State University
jgtemple@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5160