Biology

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The biology general option is designed for students who wish to pursue a broadly defined degree program that emphasizes the major areas of biology and provides a solid foundation for further study in any graduate or professional program associated with the life sciences. With guidance from their academic advisor, the general biology student can create a personalized biology degree tailored for their career goals and interests. The biology general option also encourages undergraduate research and internship opportunities to foster skills needed in a biology-oriented career. Graduates of this option have entered professional programs such as medical and pharmacy school as well as diverse graduate programs.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Field biology techniques (e.g. Ecology, Field Biology electives)
  • Independent research and/or internships
  • Laboratory technique (e.g. genetics/microbiology/CHEM/PHYS)

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • Critical thinking
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Written and oral communication

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $232 | Out-of-State: $464

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Biologist
  • Post-secondary educator

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Arkansas Analytical, Inc.
  • USGS

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • MS/PhD in Biology, Zoology, Botany, Cell or Molecular Biology
  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy

Point of Pride

Graduates of the program have successful placement in graduate programs across the country.

 

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