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87 Bachelor of Science Programs in Biology

Many students choose to pursue a degree in biology in order to gain an expert level of knowledge and laboratory experience in cells and organisms and their environments. This expertise can then be applied to further specialization in graduate studies, leading to careers in the health sciences and experimental research. What is a BSc in Biology?  This Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate de… Read more

Many students choose to pursue a degree in biology in order to gain an expert level of knowledge and laboratory experience in cells and organisms and their environments. This expertise can then be applied to further specialization in graduate studies, leading to careers in the health sciences and experimental research.

What is a BSc in Biology?  This Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate degree that imparts a foundation of information about botany, zoology, and ecology as well as molecular and cell biology and microbiology. Students attend classes and labs, gaining valuable knowledge regarding organisms. A BSc can serve as a terminal degree to enter research and laboratory careers or be used as a preparation for graduate work in the biological sciences.

Courses such as organismal and cell biology, genetics, and chemistry, along with their associated laboratory work, make up the knowledge base that students will build on as they continue their degree and begin to focus their studies. Students will choose an area of specialization and tailor their final coursework toward this focus in areas such as field botany or microbiology, developing expertise that will give them an advantage in graduate school applications or fieldwork.

The length of time it takes to complete this degree will vary depending on the different requirements of individual schools, and as a result, the cost varies across institutions. Prospective students should check with each institution to get an idea of the cost in time and tuition payments that will be required to complete the degree.

The knowledge and laboratory experience gained will be invaluable to students interested in continuing graduate work in biology, helping them to move on to careers in education, scientific research industries, laboratory work, and government positions. Students who earn this degree are well prepared for careers in medicine, as the degree provides them the path to graduate school and the background necessary to apply to medical, dental, and veterinary schools.

Prospective students can find an institution where they may pursue a degree by searching our extensive database of schools. Information on each school can then be used to compare course requirements, settings, and total cost to the individual student’s needs and career goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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United Arab Emirates University - Undergraduate Programs
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The program in Biology is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in biological sciences, after which they can major in one of three concentrations: cellular and ... +

The program in Biology is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in biological sciences, after which they can major in one of three concentrations: cellular and molecular biology, general biology, or ecological and environmental biology. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
23 Aug 2020
Campus
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

Seek out the science of life. Biology examines the nature of living things at the molecular, cellular, organismal and ecological levels.

Seek out the science of life. Biology examines the nature of living things at the molecular, cellular, organismal and ecological levels. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, USA

The B.S. Biological Sciences degree prepares students for entry into well over a hundred different career paths. The biological sciences faculty are experienced advisors and w ... +

The B.S. Biological Sciences degree prepares students for entry into well over a hundred different career paths. The biological sciences faculty are experienced advisors and will help you select a path that best suits you. -
BSc
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

This major aims to nurture students to embark on professional, educational, scientific or technical career after graduation. We provide a rigorous, broad-spectrum curriculum c ... +

This major aims to nurture students to embark on professional, educational, scientific or technical career after graduation. We provide a rigorous, broad-spectrum curriculum combined with specialization in major fields of biology such as cancer biology, nanobiotechnology, neurobiology and ecology. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Saint Francis University
Loretto, USA

The Biology, B.S. degree provides training to students across all major fields of the biological sciences, including molecular and cellular biology, organismal biology, ecolog ... +

The Biology, B.S. degree provides training to students across all major fields of the biological sciences, including molecular and cellular biology, organismal biology, ecology, and evolution. The requirements include a core curriculum common to all biology majors, as well as electives that are selected from clusters that represent major levels of analysis within the biological sciences. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno, USA

As a biology major at Fresno Pacific University, you’ll explore big questions and learn to navigate faith and science in your studies. Courses will take you to diverse habitat ... +

As a biology major at Fresno Pacific University, you’ll explore big questions and learn to navigate faith and science in your studies. Courses will take you to diverse habitats, from studying the principles of ecology at Kings Canyon National Park to analyzing fish behavior along California’s Central Coast. You'll cover a range of topics, including molecular biology, global ecosystems, human biology and the diversity of life, preparing for a range of careers in science and beyond. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
University of Tampa College of Natural and Health Sciences
Tampa, USA

This rigorous double major is for students seeking to combine the marine science degree with the specific knowledge and skillsets acquired with a Chemistry degree. Numerous ex ... +

This rigorous double major is for students seeking to combine the marine science degree with the specific knowledge and skillsets acquired with a Chemistry degree. Numerous experiential learning and faculty-led research opportunities are available in the departments of chemistry and biology, the UT Marine Science Field Station and elsewhere. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
King's College - Pennsylvania, USA
Wilkes-Barre, USA

Biology, the scientific study of life and living organisms, is a very broad field that ranges in scale from molecules to ecosystems. Opportunities available to our graduates a ... +

Biology, the scientific study of life and living organisms, is a very broad field that ranges in scale from molecules to ecosystems. Opportunities available to our graduates are also broad and range from careers in research to medicine to education. Many of our students go on to professions in the health sciences where they apply their understanding of living organisms on a daily basis. Others move on to graduate school or careers in research where they generate new knowledge about living organisms for the scientific community. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Colby-Sawyer College
New London, USA

Cultivate your curiosity by studying life in all its forms—from individual organisms and their communities to the systems, cells, and processes that make up living creatures. ... +

Cultivate your curiosity by studying life in all its forms—from individual organisms and their communities to the systems, cells, and processes that make up living creatures. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Evansville
Evansville, USA

Students interested in how the brain regulates thoughts and behavior may earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major or minor in neuroscience. Eventual career options inclu ... +

Students interested in how the brain regulates thoughts and behavior may earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major or minor in neuroscience. Eventual career options include teaching and research as a university professor, employment with a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company as a research scientist, and practice as a physician or other health care provider. Neuroscience majors have the option to take major courses at Harlaxton for a semester or summer. Students interested in neuroscience may, as an option, pursue a major in psychology with a specialization in behavioral neuroscience. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Waldorf University
Forest City, USA

Biology students may choose between the Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree tracks. Both tracks share the same core of biology and supporting courses in m ... +

Biology students may choose between the Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree tracks. Both tracks share the same core of biology and supporting courses in mathematics and sciences, but differ in focus. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of the South Pacific USP
Suva, Fiji

The Division of Biology provides biology courses for undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes within the Faculty of Science and Technology. The courses provided by the ... +

The Division of Biology provides biology courses for undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes within the Faculty of Science and Technology. The courses provided by the division strike a balance between traditional studies in biology and modern advances in biological research at levels ranging from molecules to communities. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Hawaii, Hilo
Hilo, USA

Marine Science is a well-rounded and multi-disciplinary program which has been carefully designed to take full advantage of the unique variety of marine environments available ... +

Marine Science is a well-rounded and multi-disciplinary program which has been carefully designed to take full advantage of the unique variety of marine environments available for study around the island of Hawaiʻi. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
Medaille College
Buffalo, USA

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science degree program in Biology is to provide rigorous training to those students desiring careers in the biological, biomedical, and environm ... +

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science degree program in Biology is to provide rigorous training to those students desiring careers in the biological, biomedical, and environmental sciences. The program also provides the necessary preparation for those students who wish to pursue graduate training in biology, medicine, or veterinary science. The goal of the program is to produce graduates who, having been trained in the analytical and investigative techniques of the biological sciences, are ready to embark on promising careers in government, industry, and biomedical sciences. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
Union University
Jackson, USA

If you plan to seek advanced professional training in the health sciences — to become a pharmacist, physician, dentist, veterinarian, physical therapist or some other type of ... +

If you plan to seek advanced professional training in the health sciences — to become a pharmacist, physician, dentist, veterinarian, physical therapist or some other type of health profession — you will need an outstanding undergraduate education that prepares you for rigorous study and professional excellence. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus

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