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Major in Biology (B.S.)

The bachelor of science degree in biology provides academic and professional enrichment for students seeking to pursue a career or a graduate degree in the biological sciences. Students will engage in discovery of a broad range of topics, in the classroom, the lab and the field.

Students will gain valuable skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Key biological principles as applicable in cell and molecular biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, organismal biology, biochemistry, physiology, and biotechnology
  • Practice of biology through scientific inquiry
  • Values and ethics related to the biological sciences
  • Evaluate, formulate and defend positions on social, moral and ethical controversies involving biology 

What can I do with a degree in Biology?

  • Microbiologist
  • Biology professor
  • Physician
  • Physician’s assistant
  • Environmentalist
  • Biomedical researcher
  • Botanist
  • Veterinarian
  • Graduate work

Program Learning Outcomes & Curriculum Information

For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view online catalog.

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