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About the Major

Biology majors develop a fundamental knowledge of animals, plants and microorganisms. This major takes a broader approach to biology than the more specialized majors of Botany and Zoology.

Preprofessional students, students seeking careers in education, and those with interdisciplinary interests in ecology, physiology and biochemistry, systematics, or molecular biology will be interested in this major.

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Possible Careers for this Major

Prehealth & Prelaw
Any CLAS major may prepare you for admission to professional schools such as medical school, vet school, law school, etc.

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More options can be found on the Biology Department's Careers in biology

  • Bioinformatician
  • Biological Illustrator
  • Biotechnologist
  • Computational Biologist
  • Conservationist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Professor
  • Public Health Campaign Director
  • Research Biologist
  • Science Advisors
  • Science Museum Educator
  • Science Writer
  • Teacher
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