Whether you aim to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, start a dental practice or study a new reptile species, a bachelor’s degree in biology is the necessary first step to achieving your goals. Our professors incorporate meaningful research and cutting-edge technology in our multi-million dollar STEM facility to provide the foundation you need to build a lasting career. As a biology major, you will:
- Explore the study of life from cellular, molecular, genetic and global perspectives.
- Gain real-life experience planning and executing in-depth research using inquiry-based techniques and analysis.
- Understand how chemistry, mathematics, physics, and social sciences all contribute to the study of biology.
You will also benefit from integrated lecture/lab courses –a hybrid approach to teaching that allows students to apply was they have learned using problem-solving and hands-on activities.
Research: The Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI), an eight-week program, enables students to conduct original research under the mentorship of a faculty member. Upon completion of the program, students are fully prepared to publish their findings in scholarly journals or present at conferences.
Join: The Minority Application for Pre-Health Students (M.A.P.S) and BioMed programs guide biology students through the professional school application process.
Many biology students continue their studies in professional school, while others dive straight into the workforce after graduation. No matter which path you choose, a biology degree from Bowie State will prepare you for a host of in-demand careers including, but not limited to:
- Forensic scientist
- Genetic counselor
- Health educator
- Marine biologist
- Physical Therapist
- Physician’s assistant
- Research technician