Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

A degree in biology examines living organisms and their interactions with the environment. Biology is an increasingly complex and exciting field that incorporates other critical subdisciplines such as anatomy, pathology, ecology, chemistry, genetics, botany, and ecology. Medical and scientific innovation continue to drive biology into new and thrilling directions. This means that your biology education will focus on issues that impact human, animal, and plant life and include subjects like genetic engineering, transhumanism, GMO farming, and global climate change.

Your biology degree could lead to a career in academics, laboratory research, pharmaceuticals, or zoology, and more. A bachelor's degree in biology is a great educational starting point if you ultimately plan to pursue a medical career. A biology degree provides you with the foundational knowledge and undergraduate credentials to enter a medical profession or medical school. (Source: The Best Schools)

The bachelor of science (B.S.) degree is for those students who wish to follow a career in the sciences and/or those planning to enter post-graduate professional schools. 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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