This major is suited for those who desire to enter a variety of fields, including biological research, medicine, dentistry, and veterinary science. The program includes a course sequence centered on the hierarchical levels of organization of living systems – the molecule, cell, organ system, individual organism, population, and community. Culminating the program is a sequence of courses intended to develop an approach to independent study through an experience in biological research. For Biology majors who wish to enter a specific field, electives can be chosen to satisfy their specific needs and interests.
Biological scientists; clinical laboratory technologists; dentists; forensic scientists; medical doctors; medical scientists; science technicians; secondary teachers; veterinarians
High School Preparation
Biology; Chemistry; Calculus; Environmental Science; Physics
Philip A. Cochran, Ph.D.
Chair, Biology Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #10
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 6952