Biology Undergraduate Programs

Our innovative undergraduate academic programs are designed to shape your curiosity into countless career options. Our students have gone on to work across the globe in fields like medicine, dentistry and conservation.

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Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

The B.A. in Biology is for students who want a solid background in biology but want less rigorous studies in the supporting sciences. This degree requires less advanced coursework in math, physics and chemistry than is required for the B.S. in Biology. This program recommended for students who want to combine a biology degree with coursework from other disciplines to accommodate their career goals.

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Bachelor of Science in Biology

The B.S. in Biology is for students interested in preparing for graduate studies, professional school or entry-level employment in a science-related field. This degree requires more advanced coursework in math, physics and chemistry than is required for the B.A. in Biology. Students will also complete requirements for a minor in chemistry.

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Emphasis areas

Students in B.S. program may choose to select an emphasis area; however, this is not required.

Biology minor

Students in all degrees are welcome to explore a biology minor to help them reach their professional goals.

Bachelor's-to-master's degree

For students interested in a combined bachelor's and master's degree, an accelerated five-year program of study is available.

Graduate Programs

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