Bachelor of Science in Biology Degree

Overview

WHY CONSIDER A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOLOGY DEGREE?


Those who study biology are truly students of life. Just as there are countless living organisms and vital processes, there are numerous ways to apply a solid background in biology to an exciting career in the sciences. Earning a bachelor's in biology degree is an important first step for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in this field.

Post University's Bachelor of Science in Biology degree program includes a challenging, broad-based, integrated curriculum in the biological sciences. Students develop an understanding of, and appreciation for, the principles governing life through a laboratory-intensive curriculum. Through classroom lectures and hands-on inquiry, students develop a sound knowledge base, expand on written and oral communications skills, acquire proficiency in data collection and analysis, and increase efficacy and comfort both in laboratory and field settings. At Post University, our Bachelor of Science in Biology degree program faculty fosters critical thinking skills and active engagement in the study of the biological sciences and encourages learning enrichment through practical experiments.

Once the core requirements have been fulfilled, the Bachelor of Science in Biology degree curriculum allows students to personalize their degree by choosing from a variety of upper-level elective courses in anatomy and physiology, ecology, botany, microbiology, biochemistry, inorganic and organic chemistry, cell biology, genetics, zoology, cancer biology, and pharmacology. Post University offers courses that meet the prerequisites for nursing programs, physician assistant programs, pharmacology schools, medical schools, and veterinary schools. Students also have the opportunity to apply biological concepts and expand their knowledge base through independent study and/or internships.

A bachelor's in biology degree from Post University will provide you with the foundation necessary for careers in the biological sciences and health care, as well as the pursuit of advanced degrees at graduate and professional schools.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain the skills and experiences they'll need to succeed in a wide range of career opportunities in public, private and non-profit organizations
  • Enhance self-awareness, build confidence and develop a strong sense of direction through a careful blend of Bachelor of Science in Biology degree program courses, general education and elective courses
  • Make connections across disciplines so they're better prepared to respond to a diverse and constantly changing global marketplace
  • Participate in internship and cooperative education programs that offer real-life work experience before they graduate with their bachelor's in biology degree
  • Learn from faculty members who have advanced degrees and years of relevant experience in the sciences

BENEFITS OF THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY

  • Post University is an accredited New England university that has been providing quality education to its students since 1890.
  • Our small classes are taught by faculty members who have advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience in their respective fields.
  • We offer a high-quality, career-focused bachelor's in biology degree program that will make a real difference in your future career.
  • Our Bachelor of Science in Biology degree program features a forward-thinking curriculum with a strong focus on innovation, creativity and leadership. You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive, practice-based learning environment.
  • You will get a great return on your investment (ROI), earning a valuable degree at an affordable price.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits from another accredited institution.

Faculty Advisor Contact Information
Dylan Clyne
203.596.4605

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