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Department Of Biology Undergraduate Degrees


Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology

Academic Advisor: Josh Wardle, BNR 101

The Department of Biology offers a BS OR BA degree in Biology with five areas of emphasis; Biology, Human Biology, Environmental, Ecology/ Biodiversity, and Cellular/ Molecular. Biology degrees provide a foundation for graduate work or employment in prehealth, research, industry, or government agencies. 

Biology Major Requirement Sheet

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health

Academic Advisor: Carl Farley, BNR 323

The Department of Biology offers a BS degree in Public Health with preprofessional training emphasizing Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health, or Public Health Education. The program prepares students for professional employment in these fields, with options for work in related areas. The public health degree is a good choice for students pursuing medical, dental or other health professional schools.

Public Health Major Requirement Sheet

Bachelor of Science (BS) OR Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biological Science-Composite Teaching

Academic Advisor: Richard Mueller, ESLC 245

Additional coursework to develop areas such as mathematics, chemistry, and physics. The program provides the students with a thorough background in the latest and most effective teaching methods and resources. The Secondary Education website, provides information on the education courses required for this degree. The biological Science-Composite Teaching Major program is fully accredited by the Utah State Office of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. 

Biological Science-Composite Teaching Major Requirement Sheet