Biology - BS
Southeast's biology program offers you a variety of opportunities to gain substantial hands-on experience beginning early in your college career. The program features many excellent research facilities, including excellent lab and field-based settings located on and off campus. As a biology student, you will have the opportunity to work with faculty conducting research, thus further developing the knowledge and skills you will need to advance in your field. These research projects often allow students the opportunity to present findings at conferences or regional and national meetings and to co-author articles for publication in scientific journals.
Study Options in Biology
- Biomedical Sciences – for students preparing to ultimately apply to a health professional school (medical, dental, optometry, chiropractic, etc.)
- Marine Biology - for students interested in the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife of the marine environment.
- Microbiology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology – for students planning to do graduate work or obtain careers in the biotechnology field
- Organismal, Ecological, and Evolutionary – for students interested in zoology, botany, econlogy or evolution and planning to do graduate work in this area or obtain careers with environmental consulting agencies, zoological parks, botanical gardens or public health facilities.
- Pre-Physician Assistant - for students preparing to ultimately enter a physician assistant program
- Wildlife and Conservation Biology - for students planning to do graduate work in this area or obtain careers with national and state conservation and resource management agencies, park services or environmental consulting agencies.
Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife of the marine environment. May specialize in wildlife research and management, including the collection and analysis of biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water areas.