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What biology program best fits you? We strongly suggest you come visit so you can see our Euler Science Complex and talk with us about your passions, talents and future. Until then, read about our majors and the distinctive tracks you can choose based on your personal interest.

Biology Majors

Within the biology major, four distinct advising tracks are available depending on your career interest Every track requires two years of introductory courses in cell biology, plant, animal, genetics and ecology to build a strong science foundation before entering an area of specialization.

Allied Health

With a strong science background and a broad liberal arts base, you’ll be well prepared to take the next step toward your allied health career goals. We have excellent training for physical therapy, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, chiropractors, optometry, public health, and more. Practicum or directed research experience is required to graduate.

Biologist: Field Biologist to Research

Develop the problem solving, analytical, hands-on investigative side of biology that works on the cutting edge of science. This degree prepares you to work in cell biology areas like molecular genetics, cell and molecular biology, and microbiology, or in macro biological areas like ecology, physiology or field biology. Gain experience in biotechnology and become lab proficient. Most of our majors go on to graduate school.

Pre-Medicine

Get the well-rounded liberal arts education today’s medical schools are looking for. Combine the pre-med concentration with a major in biology, chemistry or psychology. Our pre-med program provides ideal undergraduate training for physicians, dentists and veterinarians. Field experience is required and Taylor offers many ways to get it in the states or around the world. You can participate in a medical semester in Ecuador, learning to be medically conversant in Spanish. Taylor hosts a Kaplan MCAT prep course on campus that students can take in anticipation of the MCAT and pursuit of medical school.

Biology Science Education

With this major, you can earn a degree in both biology and secondary education. This dual program provides much needed flexibility and excellence in science education. Students are well-versed in biology and learn the societal impacts a biologist has on the modern world, while being prepared in the area of education.

Bachelor of Arts Degrees

Bachelor of Science Degrees

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