The philosophy behind the Biological Sciences degree programmes is for the sustainable development of resources and nation building through its management. Knowledge in the field of Biological Sciences in general enhances acquisition of skills to overcome challenges of environmental resource management and its development for the betterment of the ever-increasing global human population in a scientific atmosphere.
To contribute to the development of northeastern Nigeria, the nation and sub Saharan Africa through development and expansion of programmes aimed at training and research.
The Department has partial accreditation.
Nomenclature and Programmes
The Department is named the Department of Biological Sciences with Botany, Environmental Biology, and Zoology units. Programmes offered include the following:
The units available in the Department include the following: library (01), GIS Library (01), Research Laboratory (01), Small Animal Research Space (01), Botanical Garden (01), Herbarium (01), Insectory Unit (01), Zoological Garden (01), Histology Laboratory (01) and central store for laboratory equipment (01).