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Biology, B.A.

Training the Next Generation of Scientists and Educators
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    Among Public National Universities,
    U.S. News & World Report

  • 1 of 4

    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • 20th

    Nationally, Best Online Bachelor's Programs,
    U.S. News & World Report

Alumni work in:

Focus on advances in technology and medicine to develop new devices and equipment for improving human health. (Source)

Prepare lesson plans, tests and assignments, and supervise students during investigations and experiments. (Source)

Provide expert assessment and advisory services for their clients on matters pertaining to the management of environmental issues. (Source)

Research and test medications and chemical compounds for the development of drug therapies, the prevention of drug interactions, and more (Source)

Study humans, plants, animals and the environments in which they live. Conduct human medical research, plant research, animal research or environmental system research at the cellular level or the ecosystem level or anywhere between. (Source)

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Learn To

Demonstrate a fundamental level of academic competence in core biological content and issue knowledge

Understand basic biological experimental design and quantitative methods

Utilize and critique biological literature to examine scientific questions

Demonstrate competence in biological writing

Apply biological knowledge to current topics

This department has provided me with opportunities I didn't even know were possible.
Syd Spata '23, BA in Biology and BA in Geoscience
Biology, B.A. Program Overview