Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biology

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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 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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BS in Biology

Cottey College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Nevada

Biology is the study of living organisms and vital processes. Biologists investigate the structure, function, hereditary, and evolution of all living things – microorganisms, fungi, plants, and animals. These life forms are studied at all levels: molecule, cell, organism, and population. Through lab work and field work, biology majors acquire a basic understanding of organisms, their habitats, and the processes that govern their life activities. [+]

Program Description

Biology is the study of living organisms and vital processes. Biologists investigate the structure, function, hereditary, and evolution of all living things – microorganisms, fungi, plants, and animals. These life forms are studied at all levels: molecule, cell, organism, and population. Through lab work and field work, biology majors acquire a basic understanding of organisms, their habitats, and the processes that govern their life activities.

Biology student presents her research on Bioluminescent Bacteria

At Cottey, we want to make sure that your biology education includes a broad range of topics and not just those that directly relate to biology. It’s important to have a strong background in scientific communication, leadership, and experiential learning, skills that will help you succeed not just at Cottey but throughout your career. Those skills are built into the biology curriculum and into our co-curricular offerings. At Cottey,... [-]


Bachelor in Biology

Waldorf University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Forest City

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. [+]

The Biology Department at Waldorf University seeks to prepare its students to take on various leadership roles in solving problems facing human societies. This requires that students learn to think critically and analytically – students must be successful not only in the classroom, but in their ability to use the tools of science. To accomplish this, the Department offers students a choice of programs that will prepare them for success either in graduate and professional schools, or for employment directly after graduation. In addition to these programs, the Waldorf Biology Department offers students opportunities that will help them become leaders in their chosen careers. Our alumni enjoy careers in human medicine (e.g., physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, pharmacists), veterinary medicine, ecology (e.g., conservationists, marine biologists, park rangers), laboratory technology, education, and others.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

Northern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA DeKalb

The program prepares students for employment in a variety of biological areas in government, education, and industry, for entrance into graduate study in a biological discipline, and for professional schools such as medical, dental, podiatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, and pharmacy. [+]

The Department of Biological Sciences offers a major leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree.

The program prepares students for employment in a variety of biological areas in government, education, and industry, for entrance into graduate study in a biological discipline, and for professional schools such as medical, dental, podiatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, and pharmacy. With some additional course work and student teaching, students may also be certified to teach at the middle school and high school levels (Biology and General Science).

Courses in Department

Please note corequisite information in courses below.

BIOS 208 - Fundamentals of Cellular Biology Credits: 3 AND BIOS 210 - Fundamentals of Cellular Biology Laboratory Credits: 1 BIOS 209 - Fundamentals of Organismal Biology Credits: 3 AND BIOS 211 - Fundamentals of Organismal Biology Laboratory Credits: 1 BIOS 308 - Genetics Credits: 5 BIOS 494 - Biology Senior Assessment Credits: 1 Electives from biological sciences courses at the 300 or 400 level (32) Biology electives ... [-]

B.S. in Biology

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Bradford

Biologists have exciting and rewarding careers in areas such as medicine, biotechnology, and environmental conservation and management. Biologists study living things to understand how they function, survive, and evolve. They may study bacteria and viruses that threaten human health or larger organisms such as red-spotted newts or brown bears. [+]

If you want to do more than just live life, become a biologist and study it.

Biologists have exciting and rewarding careers in areas such as medicine, biotechnology, and environmental conservation and management. Biologists study living things to understand how they function, survive, and evolve. They may study bacteria and viruses that threaten human health or larger organisms such as red-spotted newts or brown bears. Whatever the scale, biological research increases our understanding of health and wellness and the threats to our environment.

You will learn how life works by asking questions, making observations, and evaluating evidence. Besides lectures, your classes will include hands-on activities in the laboratory and outdoors. Because of our location, you will have unique outdoor learning opportunities. We have an ongoing research project with our environmental studies program in the Allegheny National Forest. ... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Human Biology

Logan University
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 USA Chesterfield + 2 more

Logan's Bachelor's in Human Biology degree provides students with the science background needed to enter the health sciences industry. Graduates can advance their health sciences career including entering the health care workforce, applying to graduate programs and applying for admissions to professional health programs such as medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, chiropractic or dentistry. [+]

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Biology at Logan University is for students interested in a health sciences career and is offered online or on-campus in Chesterfield, MO.

Students may begin the program as a first-time freshman or transfer student.

Logan's Bachelor's in Human Biology degree provides students with the science background needed to enter the health sciences industry.

Graduates can advance their health sciences career including entering the health care workforce, applying to graduate programs and applying for admissions to professional health programs such as medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, chiropractic or dentistry.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology consists of 122 credit hours.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Systematic Biology and Ecology

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science
Campus Full time September 2018 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

The Systematic Biology and Ecology degree programme is mainly focused on systematics and phylogenesis of plant and animal organisms and their ecology. Graduates gain necessary knowledge in general biological disciplines, e.g. cellular and molecular biology, the anatomy and morphology of plants, general zoology, systematics and phylogenesis of plants and animals, physiology and ecology of plants and animals, genetics and microbiology. The aim of practical activities in laboratories as well as field survey and experience is to extend students´ knowledge and to turn theoretical knowledge into practical applications. [+]

Teaching activities and research work at the Department of Biology (DB) are focused on botanics and protection of the environment, biology and animal ecology, and experimental biology. The DB educates experts who can find a job in state institutions dealing with environment and protection of nature, in research and service laboratories focused on biology and ecology, in cultural and educational institutions focused on ecological education and scientific activities. The Systematic Biology and Ecology degree programme is mainly focused on systematics and phylogenesis of plant and animal organisms and their ecology. Graduates gain necessary knowledge in general biological disciplines, e.g. cellular and molecular biology, the anatomy and morphology of plants, general zoology, systematics and phylogenesis of plants and animals, physiology and ecology of plants and animals, genetics and microbiology. The aim of practical activities in laboratories as well as field survey and experience is to extend students' knowledge and to turn theoretical knowledge into practical applications. The research activities of the Department are supported by many indigenous and foreign grants, as well as by cooperation with a number of colleges and scientific establishments. Among the main research interests in botanics there are floristics and phytocenology, mapping and monitoring of vegetation, species protection and saving programmes for critically endangered species. Within a long-term cooperation with KRNAP (the Krkonoše Mountains National Park) researches on the Krkonoše tundra have been carried out. Zoological research activity deals with e.g. ecology of the hymenopterous sands and steppes, etology and nesting behaviour of birds, parasitism behaviour of... [-]


Bachelor in Biology

University of the South Pacific USP
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Fiji Suva

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. [+]

The Bachelor of Science is a three-year programme comprising twenty-four courses; of which eight courses are at 100-level, eight courses at 200-level, and eight courses at 300-level. The disciplines permitted as a major or minor for the Bachelor of Science degree in 2017 are:

Bachelor in Biology

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.

The University of the South Pacific is ideally situated to offer high quality degree-level courses. In particular, it provides a perfect opportunity for in-depth, first-hand studies of two of the most diverse, yet contrasting ecosystems in the world – tropical rainforests and coral reefs (both can be visited from the Laucala campus on the same day). Several of our advanced courses emphasize the ecology and conservation of these systems, which are important throughout the South Pacific region.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biology

Mansfield University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Mansfield

The Department of Biology at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with optional concentrations in Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biology, Fisheries, and Medical Laboratory Sciences. Students may also choose to complete the general Biology degree without a concentration. [+]

The Department of Biology at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with optional concentrations in Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biology, Fisheries, and Medical Laboratory Sciences. Students may also choose to complete the general Biology degree without a concentration. A feature of all Biology curricula (with the exception of Medical Laboratory Sciences) is the requirement to complete an undergraduate research project.

All concentrations meet the minimum requirements for medical schools. Many Biology graduates become technicians in hospitals and research laboratories. Others go into sales positions with medical and pharmaceutical supply companies, while still others find employment in the environmental and ecological fields. Those students preparing for a career in medicine may meet the minimum requirements for medical, dental, chiropractic, veterinary, and physical therapy schools with proper course selection.... [-]


B.S. in Marine Science

University of Hawaii, Hilo
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Hilo

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. [+]

B.S. in Marine Science

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. Introductory lecture and laboratory courses in general oceanography and marine biology are followed by intermediate-level courses in marine ecology and evolution, marine methods, and statistical applications in marine science. The most advanced level of the degree programs is composed of specialized courses in geological, chemical, physical, and biological oceanography and electives. The programs culminate in a capstone sequence, allowing students to focus on independent projects involving research or applied internships.... [-]


Bachelor of Biology Biotechnology

An-Najah National University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Palestinian Territories Nablus

This program offers students the opportunity to specialize in the study of many biomedical and biotechnological courses, thus opening up new concepts related to biotechnologies including the study of cell proteins, tissue culture, animal biology, molecular genetics, cell biology, recombinant DNA technology and immunology. [+]

Faculty

Faculty of Science

Program Description

This program offers students the opportunity to specialize in the study of many biomedical and biotechnological courses, thus opening up new concepts related to biotechnologies including the study of cell proteins, tissue culture , animal biology, molecular genetics, cell biology, recombinant DNA technology and immunology. All this is based on the basic general information related to the concept of biology and living organisms through courses such as plant diversity, zoology, microbiology, cytology,and others, which contribute to the scientific establishment of the students that would enable them to apply biotechnologies in various environmental, animal and plant fields. In addition, this program provides the opportunity to prepare students to be highly skilled technicians able to work in many fields including medical research, biological and agricultural sciences, pharmaceutical industries and drug production.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biology

Texas Tech University at Waco
Campus Full time 120 hours August 2018 USA Waco

Texas Tech University offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University Center at MCC in Waco. This program incorporates the core curriculum requirements and additional lower level requirements offered at McLennan Community College. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Texas Tech University offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University Center at MCC in Waco. This program incorporates the core curriculum requirements and additional lower level requirements offered at McLennan Community College. The remaining upper-level coursework will be completed as face-to-face classes on the Waco campus. Courses will be offered in a rotation that will allow students to complete the degree in four years. Students interested in completing this degree will pursue a career in biological research or prepare to continue their education toward medical school, pharmacy school, school of veterinarian medicine, or school of physical therapy.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

A-STATE Queretaro
Campus Full time 4 years July 2018 Mexico Queretaro USA Jonesboro + 2 more

This program serves students desiring to gain a broad background in biology, botany, environmental biology, zoology, or wildlife ecology and management. This preparation qualifies students for professional work in health professions, teaching, research, industry, or for graduate study. [+]

This program serves students desiring to gain a broad background in biology, botany, environmental biology, zoology, or wildlife ecology and management. This preparation qualifies students for professional work in health professions, teaching, research, industry, or for graduate study.

Course Requirements

Required General Education

Call Number Course Hours ENG 1003 Composition I 3 ENG 1013 Composition II 3 ENG 2013 World Literature since 1660 3 COM 1203 Oral Communication 3 ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3 HIST 2773 POSC 2103 U.S. History since 1876 OR Introduction to U.S. Government 3 CHEM 1023, 1011 General Chemistry I and Laboratory 4 MATH 2214 Calculus I 3 BIO 2013, BIO 2011 BIO 1303, BIO 1301 Biology of the Cell and Laboratory OR Biology of Animals and Laboratory 4 SOC 2213 CMAC 1003 Introduction to Sociology OR Mass Communication in a Modern Society 4 ... [-]

Applied Biology

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
Campus Full time 6 - 7 semesters October 2018 Germany Rheinbach

This English-language programme specialises in modern disciplines of biology with a focus on biomedicine. [+]

This English-language programme specialises in modern disciplines of biology with a focus on biomedicine. A large number of international partner universities provide students with the opportunity to continue part of their studies abroad.

At a glance Degree: Bachelor's degrees Campus: Rheinbach Standard period of study: 6 Semester Accreditation: Re-accreditation by ASIIN (German accreditation association) until September 30, 2022. Start of course: Each Winter Term Enrolment: Online Semester fee: Only semester fees, no tuition fees

Prerequisites: Entrance qualifications for a German Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences), for University or a foreign university entrance qualification. These certificates must be acknowledged as equivalent by competent authorities. Foreign application must show proficiency in English (TOEFL IBT: score of 79 or higher, TOEFL CT: score of 213 or higher, TOEFL PT: score of 550 or higher, IELTS: score of 6.0 or higher). The original TOEFL score report has to be sent by ETS, our institution code is 7977. - English language certificates are valid for two years from the date of issue.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biology

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 USA Edmond

Today's competitive, rapidly changing world requires depth and agility in the workplace. To prepare students to meet these challenges, U.C.O. and the College of Mathematics and Science provides students with opportunities for life-changing intellectual experiences that take place both inside and beyond the classroom. We call this "Transformative Learning." [+]

Today's competitive, rapidly changing world requires depth and agility in the workplace. To prepare students to meet these challenges, U.C.O. and the College of Mathematics and Science provides students with opportunities for life-changing intellectual experiences that take place both inside and beyond the classroom. We call this "Transformative Learning." Transformative Learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experiences.

Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology provides students with employment opportunities in either the public or private sector. The program of study includes educational and scientific training needed to gain admission to graduate or professional schools.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biology

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time September 2018 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

Students in our Bachelor of Science in Biology program receive a broad-based, rigorous education in many areas of biology that are increasingly important and relevant to our world today. These include environmental biology and protection, ecosystems management and species conservation, physiology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, health research, immunology, and teaching. [+]

Advances in science have provided us with unprecedented opportunities to understand life at the microscopic and atomic level and have helped us to understand both the microscopic and macroscopic level of our world and how we influence it.

Students in our Bachelor of Science in Biology program receive a broad-based, rigorous education in many areas of biology that are increasingly important and relevant to our world today. These include environmental biology and protection, ecosystems management and species conservation, physiology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, health research, immunology, and teaching.

Our program aims to encapsulate the best of both theoretical as well as practical instruction. It seeks to:... [-]