With a bachelor of science in biology, you’ll gain greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone.


  • Environmental emphasis - for students with interests in environmental biology.
  • Human health emphasis - for students interested in health professions.
  • Secondary teaching emphasis - for students interested in teaching secondary biology.
  • Individualized emphasis - for students with specific interests which are not offered. Must be approved by the program director.

Career opportunities

Common careers for biologists include teachers, researchers and environmental scientists. Our graduates are also well-prepared for graduate study, including teacher credential programs and master’s level research.