Bachelors Degree In Biology Liberty University
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Years (Avg.)
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 18, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Study Life With Our Diverse Degree in Biology

Do you like to learn about God’s creation and how it all works? Do courses in genetics, botany, cell biology, chemistry, and physics interest you? Our Bachelor of Science in Biology degree provides a variety of training in all areas of biology so that you can enter a biology-related career field.

By pursuing our biology degree, you’ll have a degree that is both challenging and broad enough to take you down the scientific career path that you desire, such as a veterinarian, environmental biologist, laboratory worker, agricultural biotechnologist, and much more.

Why wait any longer? You’re ready to take the next step towards your career goals. We want to help you get there. Our biology degree can equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to utilize your career to study how life works.

Why Choose Liberty’s Biology Degree?

At Liberty, our desire is to provide you with a college experience that is fulfilling spiritually, academically, and socially. You’ll learn from professionals and experience the active spiritual and social aspects of our campus, all while pursuing a degree that will help you enter the career field of your choice.

Your professors have years of experience along with doctoral degrees in the scientific field. They are in the classroom and laboratory with you, teaching and guiding you throughout your coursework. Throughout this program, you’re also getting hands-on experience in your labs and with fieldwork related to your degree, making you a more marketable candidate for jobs and graduate programs.

We want you to have a fulfilling social life while you’re here on campus. We have weekly convocation services, campus church, and small groups meant to provide you with a meaningful spiritual life and experiences. Additionally, you have plenty of opportunities to get involved! You could choose from one of our many student-led clubs like the Liberty University Biology Club.

What Will You Learn in Our Biology Degree?

Pursuing a degree in our Department of Biology and Chemistry means getting the training you need to meet your career objectives. We desire to provide you with coursework and hands-on experience that provides you with a robust and diverse foundation in biology, so you can enter the career field you desire.

Some of the foundational classes you’ll study include courses in calculus, geometry, probability and statistics, and physics. These courses give you the base knowledge you need to succeed in any STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) field.

As you progress in the degree program, your biology major courses will focus heavily on the study of genetics, ecology, botany, cell biology, and organic chemistry. Diverse coursework like this will open you up to professional laboratory work or to pursue a graduate program in fields like immunology, toxicology, or veterinary.

View the Degree Completion Plan and check out our featured courses below for more information on what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

BIOL 224 – General Biology I

BIOL 301– Genetics

BIOL 310 – Ecology

BIOL 415 – Cell Biology

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Biology Degree

  • Labs are associated with nearly every course in the Department of Biology and Chemistry, giving you hands-on experience in your field before graduation.
  • Your courses and labs are taught by faculty with real-life experience and doctorate degrees.
  • Emphasis placed on creationism, but evolution is taught for a well-rounded perspective of the earth’s origins.
  • There are many opportunities to be involved in research projects with faculty as an undergraduate student.

Biology Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Biology Graduates

  • Agricultural biotechnologist
  • Biomedical laboratory supervisor
  • College professor/researcher
  • Environmental scientist
  • Veterinarian

Many career opportunities in this field will require additional education beyond a bachelor’s degree.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.