Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences

The bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree is for students who desire a broad liberal arts education with a specialization in biology. The B.A. is not recommended for students anticipating admission into graduate science programs or medical school.

Students contemplating a major program in biological sciences should consult with a departmental undergraduate advisor no later than the beginning of the sophomore year.

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