Until then, skim the descriptions below and click on the individual programs to see sample classes.
Biology department tracks
Within the biology major, four distinct advising tracks are available, depending on your career interest. No matter what track you choose, you’ll complete two years of introductory courses in cell biology, plant, animal, genetics and ecology to build a strong science foundation before choosing an area of specialization.
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. Excellent training for physical therapy, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, chirpractory, optometry, public health and more. Practicum or directed research experience required to graduate.
Biologist: Field Biologist to Research
Develop the problem solving, analytical side, the hands on investigative part of biology that work on the cutting edge of science. Work in the cell biology areas like molecular genetics, cell and molecular biology, stem cells, microbiology or in the macrobiological areas like ecology, nutrition, physiology or field biology to name a few. Gain experiences in biotechnology and become lab proficient. Most students go on to graduate schools to gain valued proficiencies in these and other fields.
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. Ideal undergraduate training for physicians, dentists and veterinarians. Field experience required. Overseas medical semester in Ecuador available, learn to be medically conversant in Spanish. Internship in medical research at Mayo available. To be considered for medical school, you’ll need to maintain a minimum 3.6 GPA and score well on the MCAT. Taylor provides help in preparing for the MCAT.
Biology Science Education
Earn a degree in both biology and in secondary education. This dual program provides for much needed flexibility and excellence in science education. Students are highly prepared in biology and address the societal impacts that a biologist has in this modern world. Students are highly prepared in the area of education and are highly sought by schools worldwide.
Bachelor of Arts Degrees
Bachelor of Science Degrees
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