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BS in Biological Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences degree provides students with a foundation of knowledge and skills in diverse areas of biology, including ecology, genetics, molecular and cell biology, evolution, organismal diversity and physiology/biochemistry. This degree is ideal for those who want to attend medical school, veterinary school or pursue graduate studies and careers in botany, zoology, ecology, molecular and cellular biology, biomedical research, health care, natural resource management and nonprofits.

Students interested in an interdisciplinary approach to research may consider the Quantifying Biology in the Classroom program. Those interested in teaching should look into the Biology Education major.

A biologist looks into a microscope

Career Outlook

  • Bioinformatics Scientists
  • Molecular and Cellular Biologists
  • Geneticists

Most of these occupations require a master's degree, PhD or MD.