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B.S. in General Biology

Residential General Biology Program

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Gain a broad and well-developed understanding of the biological sciences including botany, zoology, genetics, cell biology, and ecology. With a Bachelor of Science in General Biology degree, you will study God’s complex creation from the molecular to the ecosystem level.

Upper-level courses will give you research experience in both laboratory and field settings. Get the knowledge and skills you need to pursue postgraduate education as well as a professional career in laboratory work.

The B.S. in General Biology is offered through the Department of Biology and Chemistry.


Teach Biology with Your B.Ed. Degree

Turn your passion for the biological sciences into a fulfilling teaching career. With a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree in Biology Education 6-12, you can get the licensure you need to teach in this field.


Academics: General Biology (B.S.)

Credit Hours

  • General Biology: 120 hours

Degree Completion Plans (DCPs)

Admission Requirements

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Featured Courses

  • Genetics (BIOL 301)
  • Ecology (BIOL 310)
  • Botany (BIOL 317)
  • Cell Biology (BIOL 415)
  • Organic Chemistry I & II (CHEM 301, 302)

Career Opportunities

General Biology

  • Veterinarian
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Biomedical Laboratory Supervisor
  • Agricultural Biotechnologist

General Biology with Teaching Licensure

  • High School Biology Teacher
  • Middle School Science Teacher
  • Veterinarian
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Biomedical Laboratory Supervisor
  • Agricultural Biotechnologist