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Biology Major (BA)

Biology Major (BA)

Majoring in Biology involves the study of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, reproduction and behavior. How are genes mapped? How can nanotechnologies be made biocompatible? How are we to make ethical choices in the context of scientific progress? You’ll sharpen your analytical, problem-solving, scientific reasoning, critical thinking, communication and laboratory skills as you take 39 to 40 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

You’ll also have real opportunities to learn beyond the classroom, in activities such as working as a laboratory assistant, participating in the Tetra Delta science club, tutoring other biology students and completing internships. And because we design our biology program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering a career as a medical professional, pharmacist, laboratory researcher, genetic counselor, science teacher, environmentalist or other professional in a biology-related field.

Careers in Biology BA

Biology Teacher
Chiropractor
Environmentalist
Dentistry
Genetic Counselor
Laboratory Researcher
Medical Doctor
Medical Laboratory Technician
Nurse
OccupationalTherapist
Physical Therapist
Physician’s Assistant
Pharmaceutical
Researcher
Pharmaceutical
Salesperson
Pharmacist
Science Teacher
Wildlife
Conservationist

Additional education may be required for some careers listed

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