Biology Programs of Study


SET_BiologicalSciences_LabsThe Biology degree program in the Department of Biological Sciences at St. Mary’s is built upon a rigorous study of biology and includes courses in chemistry, physics and mathematics that satisfy professional school entrance requirements.

Advanced biology electives include anatomy, general physiology, microbiology, genetics, cell biology, neurophysiology, comparative physiology, immunology and infection, comparative anatomy, developmental biology, toxicology, evolutionary biology, genes and genomes, forensic osteology, mechanisms of disease and histology.

All biology majors are required to take a two-semester biochemistry course. Many biology majors also choose to minor in chemistry.

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Bachelor of Arts in Biology with Teaching Certification

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science

For degree requirements and detailed course descriptions, see the Undergraduate Catalog.