What You Will Learn
What Is The Biology Degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Biology is housed within the College of Natural and Health
Sciences with general, environmental, and biomedical (“pre-med”) options available
to students. This program is designed with the flexibility to prepare students for
a career within the biology field upon graduation or for graduate school should they
choose to pursue that path.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Core biological concepts and principles
- Designing, interpreting, and presenting valid biological experiments
- Navigating biological databases
- Demonstrating mastery of relevant laboratory skills
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- American Institute of Biological Sciences
- Ecological Society of America
- Biochemical Society
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
The Biology major is designed to prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities.
For example, our graduates work in government and private labs including biotechnology
labs, schools, and certain medical facilities. Others go on to graduate school or
a variety of medical schools (e.g. dentistry, pharmacy, and a variety of medical doctor
specializations). Faculty advisors are also available to guide students through other
allied health sciences options, including optometry, radiology, dental hygiene, and
Where Can I Get More Information About The Biology Degree?
For more information about the Biology degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Natural and Health Sciences catalog.