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.
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|BIOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS|
|STUDENTS IN THIS DEGREE PROGRAM||69|
|AVERAGE CLASS SIZE||15|
|NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME||4 years|
|DEGREE PROGRAM COST|
|4-Year Degree Program Tuition and Fees*||$109,800|
|4-Year Room and Board*||$41,720|
|Approximate Program Text Book Cost*||$6,000|
|*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition and room and board rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits. For current tuition rates, go to http://www.post.edu/maincampus/tuition.shtml.|
|OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)|
|Biological Scientists, All Other||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-1029.00|
|Life Scientists, All Other||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-1099.00|
|Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-1023.00|
|Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/41-4011.00|