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Salem offers in-depth training in some of today's most popular career fields.

Bachelor of Science in Biology

All life sciences careers are rooted in an understanding of biology. By earning a biology degree with Salem International University, you can lay the foundation for further education in:

  • Veterinary science
  • Exercise science
  • Organic chemistry
  • Health sciences and medicine

Our Bachelor of Science in Biology program teaches the scientific knowledge and skills to pursue science career opportunities or advance to graduate-level study.  This degree is only available at our West Virginia campus.

Biology Degree Topics of Study  

Our BS in Biology covers 120 credits, divided between general knowledge and scientific principles. General education courses develop your reasoning and professional communication skills, while core biology courses teach scientific principles and laboratory skills. Topics include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • General Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics

Hands-on learning experiences help students develop technical skills. Seniors complete a capstone project during their final year of study.

Earn Your Biology Degree

Prepare for future career opportunities in science with your biology degree. Talk to a Salem International University admissions advisor for more information today!

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