Students may choose from programs in biology which lead to a bachelor’s degree and, if elected, pre-professional preparation or secondary teacher licensure. The department facilitates student learning through careful advisement, small classes, and an excellent teaching faculty. Current facilities include modern laboratory instrumentation, field equipment, and networked computer systems.

The Biology Program offers several degree programs. The secondary teacher licensure program qualifies students for the Colorado standard teaching license in science education. Students following the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree programs prepare themselves for careers in private industry, natural resource management, or to continue their education in graduate programs and professional schools.

2022-2023 Degrees

Program Department Faculty

Program Chairperson

  • Benita Brink, Ph.D.


  • Tim Armstrong, Ph.D.
  • Benita Brink, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors

  • Dan Gibson-Reinemer, Ph.D.
  • David Bertolatus, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professors

  • Victoria Gomez, M.S.

Adjunct Professors

  • Nicole Kasper, Ph.D.
  • Shannon Cox-Kelley, Ph.D. (ASO faculty)

For More Information

Adams State Undergraduate Biology Program

School of Science, Math and Technology