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Biology, BS

Program Overview

The program is designed to prepare you for a broad spectrum of careers in the life sciences, including completion of all requirements for admission to professional schools (e.g., medical, dental, pharmacy and veterinary schools) and graduate programs.


Honors Program

You can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors that requires a research thesis. The program is designed to provide you with opportunities to conduct original, high caliber research in preparation for graduate school, professional training, or a position in an industrial or government research laboratory.


We offer scholarships to support student research and travel to scientific meetings. This support is made possible by our donors’ generous contributions to the Biology Gift Fund. Scholarships include:

  • The Arthur Furst Award
    To fund your biology research
  • Carol Chihara Awards
    Is based primarily on your science GPA
  • The Edward L. Kessel Award
    Awarded to a graduating biology major who demonstrates leadership, academic excellence, and high potential for a career in the biological sciences

Biology, BS


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