The Biology Department offers a variety of courses and experiences that enable students to learn fundamental biological principles and processes while also pursuing their own unique interests.
The Biology major is appropriate for students interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the biological sciences, cytotechnology, forensic science, health care (including pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, physician's assistant), or for those seeking entry-level employment in the biological sciences or biotechnology.
Students majoring in Biology must complete 32 biology credits in addition to coursework in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Math and the Humanities.
Not only is diversity an important concept in biology, but it's the foundation of a student's experience learning about it here.
Students learn all forms of biology - molecular, cellular, organismal, ecological and evolutionary - and can build on this through a variety of elective courses in human or organismal biology, field biology or molecular genetics. In addition to building a knowledge base in biology, students are trained to become creative problems solvers with skills in oral and written communication.
Upon completion of the Bachelor's Degree in Biology, graduates will be able to:
The B.A. in Biology is offered in a traditional, on-campus format at our main Duluth campus, with some courses offered in an accelerated format online.
Traditional undergraduate students must first be accepted to St. Scholastica. Visit our traditional undergraduate admissions section for more information.