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Biology Department Opportunities


Center for Prairie Studies

Center for Prairie Studies
In Briar Cliff’s own backyard sits the Sioux City Prairie, the nation’s only preserved urban prairie and a 150-acre classroom for biology students.
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Insect Zoo

Insect Zoo
Ever wonder what it’s like to hold a live tarantula? How about hearing a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach?workshops.
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Science Club

Science Club 
The BCU Science Club offers a variety of activities including seminars, field trips, campouts and Earth Day projects.
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Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities
All five of Briar Cliff’s biology faculty members hold a Ph.D., and perform research in their own fields of expertise. You can help!
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Black Hills Trip

Black Hills Experience
Embark on a trip that includes stops at the Badlands, Wounded Knee, Wind Cave National Park, Devils Tower and Harney Peak — just to name a few!
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Study Abroad

Study Abroad
Briar Cliff believes international and other travel experiences provide some of the most valuable educational opportunities that students can encounter. The university sponsors a variety of study-abroad experiences.
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Honors Program

Honors Program
Briar Cliff encourages students who qualify to take challenging and exciting “honors only” courses. 
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