Biology, B.A., B.S.
Undergraduate Studies

Explore Biology at Immaculata University

It may surprise you to learn the varied career paths you can pursue with a B.A. or B.S. in biology including zoologist, food scientist, geographer, forensic scientist, and pharmaceutical sales.

The B.S. program is intended for students pursuing technical careers or continuing on to graduate school.

The B.A. program is for students interested in a wide variety of interdisciplinary careers requiring a strong foundation in biology. As a biology major you will explore organisms from the chemical and molecular level as well as at the organismic and ecological. You will gain a breadth of knowledge that will serve as a foundation for continued learning and growth in your career.

The B.S. and B.A. degrees satisfy all pre-medicine, pre-dental, and pre-veterinary requirements.

Opportunities

You can become a member of Sigma Zeta (the national honor science society: IU chapter: Alpha Mu) and the Bio-Chem Club.

Where Can I work

Immaculata biology majors are prepared for technical positions in academic, industrial, government research and quality control laboratories, and field stations. In addition, biology alumni can continue their studies in graduate and professional schools in preparation for careers as professors, principal investigators, physicians, veterinarians, and more.

The B.S. in biology provides excellent training for students intending to continue their studies in graduate and professional schools in preparation for careers as professors, principal investigators, physicians, veterinarians, and more. If you are interested in the field of medicine, Immaculata provides information, advisement, and services to prepare you for a career in medicine (including physician’s assistant), dentistry, optometry, podiatry, or veterinary medicine.

The one thing that hugely helps me in my work today was learning how to successfully interpret, understand, and present research papers in my molecular biology class. Challenging at times, my professors were extremely knowledgeable, approachable, and wanted to see each of their students succeed. Learning with them in small classes helped me to stand out from other applicants, whether it be for an internship or job.

Christina Rosario ’17

Clinical Research Coordinator, Mount Sinai Health System

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