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Organismal Biology Degree

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology - Organismal Biology Track

Organismal Biology emphasizes study of the entire organism – it’s structure, function, ecology, and evolution. This major gives students a broad understanding of the classical biological sciences with special interests in natural history, evolution, systematics, behavioral biology, field biology, and other environmentally related sciences.

Careers for Organismal Biology Majors

Training in this degree plan will prepare students for graduate work and professional careers in biology and other environmentally related sciences, including:

  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Animal breeder
  • Biological Technician
  • Aquaculture Manager
  • Ecologist
  • Conservation
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Research Scientist

Degree Requirements

  • The B.A. in Biology – Organismal Biology requires a minimum of 120 total credits.
  • All required and elective courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.

Organismal Biology Major Requirements

Students are required to complete 46 semester credit hours of degree specific biology courses – 38 must be upper-level courses.

A minor is not required for this major.

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