Re-entry & Resiliency Plan (updated 3/1/21)
Learn the principles of plant and animal life studying as a Biology major. The curriculum covers the entire scope of the biological sciences from the structure and function of genes, proteins and cells to the ecology and evolution of organisms.
You will gain a solid biology foundation while afforded ample opportunities to delve deeply into your chosen specialty.
Bachelor of Science
On campus, some online
Up to 90 credits
The senior capstone experience includes a research project that may lead to publication, a critical qualification for graduate school, or the opportunity to complete a professional internship. At least two of the advanced biology electives plus Junior Seminar and Senior Experience must be in residence at Carlow University.
Biology majors can specialize in cardiovascular perfusion, cytotechnology, environmental science and management, and human biology.
Fast track your way to a master’s by taking graduate courses as an undergraduate student. Course credits count toward both degrees. Apply for the accelerated option after your sophomore year.
Biologists find jobs in such fields as ecology, wildlife and zoology, molecular and cellular biology, and education. A bachelor’s in Biology sets the foundation for graduate programs in the medical fields.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects growth between 3% and 5% in a range of biological occupations from 2019 to 2029.
Fall, Spring & Summer