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!
Do you have a talent for teaching as well as a passion for physical science and chemistry? Perhaps you should consider a B.S. Physical Science with Chemistry Emphasis, Secondary Teaching Certification.
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.
Median annual wage for the Biology field in May 2019