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Major in Biology at Erskine!

Erskine’s biology major emphasizes discovery, scientific thinking, and the skills needed for your future career or graduate studies.

Our graduates have a history of successfully entering a variety of professional and graduate programs, including:

  • Medicine and human genetics
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Environmental law
  • Toxicology

Other graduates directly enter competitive job markets, pursuing careers such as:

  • Wildlife biology
  • Genetic technology
  • Environmental management

Degree Details: Earn a B.A. or a B.S. in Biology

Within the major, you can earn either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science.

  • The B.A. degree is ideal if you wish to enter environmental or health profession fields that do not require a doctoral degree, or if you intend to enter a science-related career such as teaching, law, or managerial, compliance, or quality assurance positions in science-related firms.
  • The B.S. degree prepares you for a career in scientific research, or for medical or graduate studies in biological sciences.

If you complete a B.S. in Biology with an emphasis in Biomedical Science, you will have a firm foundation for advanced studies in areas such as pharmacology, biomedical research, forensic science, genetics, physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology.

The B.S. in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology, Environmental Science, and Wildlife Biology can prepare you for graduate studies in conservation biology, ecology, zoology/botany, wildlife management, and environmental science.

Erskine’s program furthers your understanding of the world and prepares you for your future.

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Erskine College Admissions

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Career Statistics

“Field of Biology,” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Erskine College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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