Biology (American University)

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    American University

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    USD 55,899

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Biology program at American University gives students an excellent foundation in biological sciences and research skills. The 78-credit major includes courses in introductory biology, cell studies, and evolutionary science, as well as in chemistry, mathematics, and physics.

The required courses for the major are part of the 120-credits needed to earn an undergraduate degree from the university. The school outlines a recommended schedule for prospective students that allows program completion in four years. Upper-level students may choose from a variety of electives in fields like microbiology, endocrinology, and genomics.

The university hosts numerous faculty laboratories and is located near potential internship sites like the Smithsonian Institution, the National Aquarium, and the EPA. With so many resources available, students are encouraged to engage in research projects and local internship opportunities.

All in-major coursework must be completed with a grade of C or better. Upon graduation, students may pursue graduate degrees, research careers, or professional degrees in fields like medicine and dentistry.

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American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...

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