Department of Biology


Scientia: The Journal of Student Research
SCIENTIA is an electronic journal featuring the research of students enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). The purpose of the journal is to:

  • disseminate important findings generated by student research;
  • provide an opportunity for full student involvement in the final step of the scientific method, namely publication;

  • serve as a public relations tool by showcasing the accomplishments of students; and
  • promote interdepartmental faculty and student collaboration.



Find out what is happening with the MTSU Department of Biology faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

 Anatomy & Physiology Online Study Guide
This online study guide provides vital information for students enrolled in Biology 2010 and 2020.

Undergraduate Studies in Biology: Student Guide*
This online version offers undergraduate Biology students valuable information on courses, advising, policies, scholarships, student organizations and services.

Graduate Studies in Biology: Student Guide *
This online version offers graduate Biology students valuable information on the graduate curriculum, the comprehensive exam, policies, dissertations, theses, scholarships, student organizations and services.

*Online application requires the user to have Adobe Reader installed. It is available free of charge from