Biology Department | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Programs of Study


    Biology Major

    Majoring in biology at Franciscan will enhance your understanding of living organisms and conditions necessary for life.


    Pre-Professional Programs

    Our pre-medicine programs include dentistry, optometry, general medicine, pharmaceuticals, and physical therapy.


    Exercise Science Minor


  • Dr. Dan Kuebler

    Dr. Dan Kuebler

    Professor of Biology, Chair of the Biology Department

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  • Our Catholic Core

    This Core Curriculum "reflects our ongoing commitment to academic excellence and the integration of faith and reason. Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan educational heritage, and the Catholic mission of Franciscan University, the new core purposefully exposes our students to more of the fundamental knowledge and critical authors they need to become well-educated Catholics" —Father Terence Henry, TOR, chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville

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  • Recent Blogs

    by Dan Kuebler
    Dr. Dan Kuebler, professor of biology and a Faculty Associate at the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life, discusses academic freedom, the pursuit of knowledge, and the dynamic balance between faith and reason: At religious institutes of higher learning, this pursuit …
    by Dan Kuebler
    Dr. Dan Kuebler, professor of biology, recounts the evangelical deeds of Blessed Pope John Paul II in The National Catholic Register and exposes his legacy that lives on through the Church. This was no ordinary family member, to be sure. This …
    by Dan Kuebler
    Dr. Dan Kuebler, professor of biology, examines scads of recent polling in The National Catholic Register about U.S. Society’s Seemingly Inured to Deadly, Unethical Practices: Cloned human embryos can be generated from adult cells, and stem cells can be successfully extracted and grown …
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