Biology

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Arts or Science in Biology is the perfect degree for those interested in preparing for medical or dental school, veterinary medicine or graduate studies in various biological sciences. Biological scientists focus on the study of living organisms and their relationship with the environment. Specialized areas of concentration include microbiology, zoology, botany, biochemistry and biotechnology.

High achieving students can choose to apply for membership as a Dean’s Scholar or Honors Program candidate.

Graduates can choose a career in public health, soil and water conservation, science journalism or working with the Peace Corps. Many Bachelor of Science in Biology graduates successfully gain entrance into master’s and doctoral level programs. Biology majors can choose a pre-professional concentration as part of their studies. The concentrations include pre-dental, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant or pre-veterinary science.

Biology majors can also opt to minor in health and wellness. The health science courses are designed to promote the development of health, wellness, physical fitness and the complete integration of body, mind and spirit.

Learn more about the biology major and the College of Arts and Sciences.