Arizona Online Bachelors of Science in Biology

 

The University of Arizona Online BS in Biology offers the same exceptional and rigorous educational experience as the BS in Biology major offered on main campus. With Arizona Online you’ll have the freedom to work toward your degree from anywhere, on your own schedule.

Visit Arizona Online to see if this is the right fit for you.

The Bachelor of Science in Biology is offered by our top-ranked program renowned for groundbreaking scientific discoveries and a long tradition of involving students in leading-edge research. This degree is for students interested in biodiversity and the natural world who want the flexibility to pursue careers in medicine, health, agriculture and environment. The curriculum provides a broad overview of the structure, function, and evolution of biological systems from component parts—molecules and cells—to organisms, communities and ecosystems. Biology majors choose from two degree emphases: Biomedical Sciences and Organismal Biology.

Biomedical Sciences

The Biomedical Sciences emphasis is for students who plan to pursue careers in biomedical research, pre-med students interested in medicine and other health professions. The program of study provides training in systems biology with a focus on anatomy, physiology and biochemistry, and includes all of the coursework covered on the MCAT and required for admission to medical school.

View detailed curriculum information for the Biomedical Sciences Emphasis

Organismal Biology

The Organismal Biology emphasis is for students interested in careers as professional biologists and educators. The program of study provides training in systems biology with a focus on animal behavior, genetics, ecology and evolution.

View detailed curriculum information for the Biomedical Sciences Emphasis

Meet your Arizona Online Biology Advisor 

Sarah Kortessis 

sarahkortessis@email.arizona.edu

Click here to schedule an appointment with Sarah through Trellis. 

Current UA Online Biology Majors

You can find sample 4 year plans here for Biomedical Sciences and for Organismal Biology 

Major electives options are listed each term here:  

Spring 2021