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56 credits

Why biology?
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 that covers the hierarchical levels of organization of living systems – molecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ system, individual organism, population, community and ecosystem. Culminating the program is a sequence of courses intended to develop an approach to independent study through an experience in biological research. Biology majors who wish to enter specific fields can choose electives to satisfy their needs and interests.

Career Options
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

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

For more information contact:

Randy Krainock, DVM, Ph.D.
Biology - Associate Professor & Chair
Hoffman Hall, 122
(507) 457-1544