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The Natural Science degree at Daemen College offers students the opportunity to specialize in environmental studies, health sciences, forensic science, or individualized studies. Individualized studies majors are required to complete either a research project, internship or study abroad experience related to research.  

Daemen Receives Award From EPA

Daemen College received a Food Recovery Challenge Regional Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, making it the only college in New York State to receive this distinction. The award was presented in honor of Daemen’s outstanding achievements in preventing and diverting wasted food. READ MORE

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes (10:1 student/teacher ratio) provide personal attention to each student from faculty members dedicated to teaching excellence.
  • State-of-the-art teaching laboratories.
  • Field study in Florida, Costa Rica and other areas while researching local habitats.
  • Internships at hospitals, doctors’ and dentists’ offices, veterinary clinics, animal shelters, and environmental firms in and around Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Opportunities to participate in innovative research projects on campus with faculty.


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Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

Full and Associate Memberships to the Theta Upsilon Chapter of this National Honor Society is available to students who meet grade point requirements and successful completion of biology courses. Learn More

Alumna March for Science

Leslie Paul is living out her childhood dream of being a scientist, but the cancer researcher is worried her lab's funding may dry up. READ MORE

Information Sheets
Biology Pre-Med Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Vet General
Natural Science

For more information, contact Douglas Kalinowski, Chair of the Natural Sciences Department at or call 716-839-8546.