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Biology

Are you drawn to the beauty and mystery of living things? Do you enjoy learning about the complex systems that make up a living organism, and the systems of organisms that make up complex ecologies?

Here at Erskine, the Biology Department seeks to help students better grasp the world we live in through furthering their understanding of the biological sciences. A major in biology emphasizes discovery, scientific thinking, and the skills needed for a career or further study.
Two concentrations are available:

A major in Biology with an emphasis in Biomedical Science (BS-Biomed) is designed for students who plan to seek advanced degrees in medicine, Pharmacology/Pharmacy, and careers in Biomedical Research, Forensic Science, Genetics, Physiology, and Biochemistry/Molecular Biology.

A major in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology, Environmental Science, and Wildlife Biology (BS-EEW) is designed for students seeking to work or pursue graduate studies in conservation biology, ecology, zoology/botany, wildlife management, and environmental science.

Erskine’s Department of Biology has a history of successfully placing graduates in a diversity of professional, medical, and graduate programs ranging from Medicine and Human Genetics to Environmental Law and Toxicology.
Other graduates directly enter competitive job markets, pursuing such careers as veterinary medicine, wildlife biology, genetic technology, and management.