The mission of the Department of Biology at the University of West Georgia is to provide students, faculty, staff, and the broader university community opportunities for professional and personal development through excellence in teaching, research, and service.
- Teaching: The Department of Biology is committed to provide and maintain a rigorous curriculum which facilitates an understanding of the major principles and concepts in the biological sciences, promotes critical-thinking and communication skills, and fosters a continuous interest in learning.
- Research: The Department of Biology is committed to provide and maintain student-oriented research opportunities which will facilitate a more comprehensive understanding of biology and the scientific process, enhance the quality of instruction, promote professional development, and further the state-of-knowledge in the biological sciences.
- Service: The Department of Biology is committed to provide and maintain a broad range of services to promote the effective development and utilization of human and natural resources.
The ultimate goal of this mission is to promote the growth and development of skilled professionals, effective teachers, competent scientists, and informed citizens to enhance the quality of life within the University of West Georgia’s scope of influence.