Biology faculty recognize the complementary roles of teaching and research in educating students. We believe that research is fundamentally important to the growth of the faculty and the teaching vitality of the department.
Biology Building, Rm 421
SLU Box 10736
Hammond, LA 70402
Tel: 985 549-3740
Fax: 985 549-3851
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Department of Biological Science offers coursework in a wide variety of disciplines and boasts many strong, well-funded research programs.
We serve more than 12,000 students each year in modern facilities with cutting-edge instrumentation, and we emphasize inquiry-based, hands-on instruction. Our department has 37 full-time faculty and more than 900 undergraduate and graduate students.
Concentrations in ecology/environmental/evolutionary biology, microbiology/molecular biology, organismal/integrative biology and science education
Honors curriculum is available
Closely affiliated with Southeastern's Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station near Manchac
Summer study abroad programs in Costa Rica
Title: Biology and conservation of the Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle in the northern Gulf of Mexico: optimizing research in a permit-limited world.
Resources and general information for Pre-professional Students