The Department of Biological Sciences at Southwestern Adventist University aims to encourage thoughtful investigation of living systems. The faculty strives to prepare students for service in health care, research, conservation, resource management, and education career fields.
Are you fascinated by everything in biology, from molecular aspects of cellular function to processes in our biosphere and everything in between? A B.S. Biology, Integrative Biology emphasis may be the perfect degree for you!
Do you love biology and want to pursue a career sharing your knowledge and inspire the next generation? Then a Secondary Teaching Certification program from the Department of Biological Sciences is perfect for you!
Unlock the mysteries of the universe! Outstanding teacher/student ratios give you lots of interaction with highly-qualified professors who always make time for their students and provide work opportunities within the department. Develop critical and creative thinking skills that will enhance success in graduate school as well as in your own medical or dental office, research laboratory, or classroom. Become a part of the critical science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields as their global significance continues to expand.
Are you looking for the perfect minor to add an element of biology to your degree? Check out two minors that the Department of Biological Sciences offers!
If none of the above options interest you, consider combining two majors under Interdisciplinary Studies. For example, you could combine Biology and Computer Science to prepare for a career in bioinformatics.
Most biology students go on to graduate or professional schools to become physicians, dentists, therapists, pharmacists, or researchers. Others become educators, biotechnicians, environmental scientists, or zoologists.
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