This major prepares students for graduate school in the biological sciences. It also prepares students to enter any of the professional fields related to medicine, teaching, and other areas including economic, industrial, and applied biology. Opportunities include marine biology, environmental studies, genetics, physiology, botany, zoology, microbiology, cellular biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, ecology and entomology, to name a few graduate study specialties. The student has the option of graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree or with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
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What I will learn?
Biology majors will:
- build a broad base of knowledge in cell biology, genetics, physiology, ecology, zoology, and biochemistry
- be able to integrate knowledge from several biology fields as they specialize in their chosen area
- communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, about biological concepts
- demonstrate proficiency in laboratory techniques and in collection and analysis of data