Bachelor of Science in Biology Objectives

Objectives

The curriculum in biology is balanced between the scientific preparation to enter such fields as medicine, biotechnology, environmental science, teaching and postgraduate work in biology as well as the liberal arts preparation of a well-educated citizen. The biology program offers the student an opportunity to gain an appreciation for the diversity of life, to develop an inquisitive nature, and to think scientifically.

The biology program is designed to accomplish the above objectives through contact with specific biological content, exposure to laboratory experiences, and encouragement of the creative process and independent research. The degree program is flexible so that an individual can best prepare for a specific career. Examples of careers include biology, biotechnology, medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and medical technology.