The department of biology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in the CCPS program. This degree is designed to provide students with a broad background in biology that will allow the student to pursue a variety of postgraduate opportunities, such as allied health professions, positions in environmental science or biology-related positions in industry. Students majoring in general biology must take a minimum of 35 semester hours in biology.
Jobs in the biological science field are projected to grow 5.5% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $77,550. The median wage biological scientists in Missouri specifically is $67,290.
A Bachelor of Science in General Biology will prepare you for a broad range of careers, including:
The following 43 credit hours are required for the General Biology major: