BS Biology

Organismal Biology


Prepare for a variety of careers in medicine, health, agriculture and environment.

 

About the Major

The Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Organismal Biology is for students interested in pursuing 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. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in independent research, either by working in faculty labs or through targeted programs.

Degree requirements prior to Spring 2022:

Degree Requirements

Degree requirements prior to Spring 2022:

Degree Requirements

Careers

Graduates of our Organismal Biology program have gone on to careers in:

  • Forensic science
  • Zoology and wildlife biology
  • Ecotourism
  • Conservation
  • Science and technical writing

They are also highly successful in gaining admission to graduate and professional programs that lead to careers in:

  • Biological Research (PhD)
  • Law (JD)
  • Education (MEd, MA)
  • Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • Pharmacy (PharmD)