Earn a bachelor's degree in biology

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at St. Petersburg College prepares you to enter a range of biology careers, graduate programs or medical, dental or veterinary school. Through our program, you gain a foundation in molecular, cellular, organismal, evolutionary and ecological biology. We offer flexible choices of elective courses so you can shape your learning to fit your needs.

Our bachelor's degree in Biology is perfect if you have taken the common prerequisite classes in biology, chemistry and calculus as part of your A.A. degree. Your major courses include a range of biology, chemistry, physics and math.

Flexible by Design

We offer electives that let you focus on your interests, such as:

  • Zoology
  • Ecology
  • Immunology
  • Biotechnology
  • Marine biology
  • Plant biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Cellular biology
  • Undergraduate research

Careers in Biology

Our Biology BS Degree prepares you for graduate or professional school or the following careers:

With this degree you can:

  • Work in a variety of careers in the biological sciences like health care, education, conservation and research
  • Utilize your skills in creative problem-solving, critical thinking, analyzing, communication and information technology across various biological science disciplines
  • Pursue graduate degrees such as a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy, or study medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, or pharmacy

Biology BS Degree Curriculum

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