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BS in Biology

Trine University
Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Angola
Fall

Angola
Spring

Program description

BS in Biology

The Bachelor of Science with a major in biology program at Trine University takes you deep into science and explains its miracles. How can a living organism, composed of the same elements in similar proportions to a piece of rock, think and live, while the rock is inert? The study of biology explains this miracle, taking you beyond merely studying organisms and their environment.

Our program uses new technology to train you. From recombinant DNA techniques in gene cloning and chromosomal genetics to virtual dissections of digitized cadavers, you will use cutting-edge equipment in our laboratories. As a senior, you will participate in a research project and may partner with local companies, organizations and/or research laboratories.

Admission requirements

  • Admission into the Allen School of Engineering and Computing and the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences requires a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. In addition, students must have successfully completed the equivalent of Trine's English Composition I, Calculus I, and Chemistry I with a "C" or higher.
  • Admission into the Franks School of Education requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Admission into the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences and the Ketner School of Business require a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the website.


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Program content

General Education Requirements

  • General Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • General Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • Technical Communication OR College Composition
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Humanities Seminar
  • College Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Effective Speaking OR Interpersonal Communication
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Humanities or Social Sciences Elective

Biology Core

  • University Experience
  • Principles of Biology I and Laboratory
  • Principles of Biology II and Laboratory
  • Introduction to Biological Literature and Communication
  • General Ecology and Laboratory
  • Professional Practice in Science
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics and Laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
  • Statistics
  • College Physics I and Laboratory
  • College Physics II and Laboratory
  • Senior Research Seminar and Senior Research Project
  • Science Internship
  • Choose one of the following natural science courses - 4 credit hours:
    • Conservation and Laboratory
    • Aquatic Biology and Laboratory
    • Environmental Biology and Laboratory

Choose one of the following four tracks in addition to the Biology Core:

Traditional Track

  • Choose one of the following physiology courses
    • Plant Biology and Laboratory
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Laboratory
  • Choose one of the following organism courses
    • Plant Biology and Laboratory
    • Animal Biology and Laboratory
    • Microbiology and Laboratory
    • Biology Electives
    • Chemistry or Math Elective
    • Unrestrictive electives

Physician Assistant Track

  • Medical Terminology
  • Microbiology and Laboratory
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Laboratory
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Laboratory
  • Biochemistry I and Laboratory
  • Unrestrictive electives
  • Choose two of the following courses
    • Toxicology and Laboratory
    • Embryology and Laboratory
    • Pathology
    • Molecular Biology and Laboratory

Physical Therapy Track

  • Microbiology and Laboratory
  • Toxicology and Laboratory
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Laboratory
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Laboratory
  • Advanced Composition
  • Biology electives
  • Chemistry or Math Electives
  • Unrestrictive electives

Pre-Medical Track

  • Biochemistry I and Laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • Calculus I
  • Ethics
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Biology Electives
  • Unrestrictive electives
  • Choose one of the following physiology courses
    • Plant Biology and Laboratory
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Laboratory
  • Choose one of the following organism courses
    • Plant Biology and Laboratory
    • Animal Biology and Laboratory
    • Microbiology and Laboratory

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the website for more information.

Qualification

In the Bachelor of Science with a major in biology, you'll explore the latest advancements in ecology, microbiology, genetics, pathology and molecular biology, among others. You will receive a broad education in basic areas of biology and then be able to go in-depth into the sub-disciplines of your choice. In all courses, background knowledge will be followed by application to contemporary issues and problems.

Career opportunities

A degree in biology prepares you for work in government and industry, such as pharmaceutical sales, teaching, environmental management and conservation, forensic science, and research. It is a valuable foundation for graduate programs in all pre-health fields (medicine, dental, physician assistant, etc.) and in other sub-specialties such as veterinary medicine, genetics, conservation, and marine biology.

Bachelor of Science with a major in biology career possibilities

  • Lab technician (industrial and governmental agencies)
  • Health safety specialist
  • Research analyst
  • Sales/technical support staff member
  • Health related careers
  • Education fields

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Trine University

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Trine University

1 University Ave
IN 46703 Angola Indiana
United States of America

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