Biology and chemistry majors can conduct guided research with scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Math & Natural Sciences
Bachelor's & Combined Degrees
Studying mathematics and the natural sciences opens the door to numerous career opportunities. With a degree in biology, chemistry or mathematics, you can teach high school, enter directly into industry or go to graduate school for further study.
Enter one of D'Youville's well-regarded pre-professional programs to prepare for a career in medicine, dentistry, veterinary, optometry, pharmacy, podiatry, physician assisting, physical therapy or chiropractic medicine.
- Learn from highly qualified faculty – all of our full-time faculty have earned a Ph.D. in their field. Their research interests range from biofuels and genomics to mathematical educational research and the chemistry of wine.
- Get individualized attention in small classes, usually around 20 students, and not more than 40. Science labs range from 12 to 15 students per class.
- Don't worry if you aren't sure about your career path. Faculty will advise you on what courses to take and help you explore career possibilities.
- Gain experience working in our math and science labs. Biology majors can use our cutting-edge gross anatomy lab before they go to graduate school.
Majors and Programs
Six-year combined bachelor's and doctoral degree
Seven-year combined bachelor's and doctoral degree
- Environmental Sciences
- Natural Sciences
Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for these programs.
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NEWS & EVENTS
DYC Alumna Edith Flanigen, honored by New York State Senate
06-12-2015 - Edith Flanigen,'50 began her career in chemistry at a time when few women were working in the field.
DYC Biology Professor Selected for National Test Committee
04-24-2015 - Kimberly Bernosky-Smith, PhD was one of three pathology experts chosen nationally for the NBCE test committee.
DYC to Host American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium
04-07-2015 - The April 11 event will highlight research by students from Western New York and Southern Ontario.