Topics of Study
This broad major will orient you to biology as a whole. You will study the science of living systems by observing the structure, function, reproduction, growth, evolution, and behavior of living organisms and their relation to their natural environments. This includes the study of biological issues related to health and medicine. This program generally offers courses that reflect both recent developments and past major events in biology and medicine. You will learn about a variety of biological and medical sciences and you will do work in a laboratory setting.
- A bachelor's degree is usually required to work in entry-level occupations such as technician in a biology research laboratory or to teach at the secondary level.
- A master's degree prepares individuals to work in occupations related to applied research, and some management positions, as well as in the fields of medicine, ecology, and health care.
- A Ph.D. is required for persons preparing for work in higher education, independent research, medicine, and administrative positions
- Bioinformatics Scientist
- Plant Scientist
- Sports Physician
- Wildlife Biologist