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Biology Degree Program

Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology
Degree Options:
  • Major (BA)
  • Major (BS)
  • Minor
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What is a Biologist?

The field of biology is vast. From ecology and genetics to anatomy and neuroscience, biology majors are interested in studying life to discover its variety and characteristics.

This curiosity and desire for learning by doing is embraced by professors who mentor their students and engage them in challenging research and professional development opportunities outside the classroom.

Degree Options

Because of our size, we are able to offer individualized attention in our classes and labs. Professors take a personal interest in their students and assist them in securing internships with other universities or companies in various industries. These relationships are critical for students wanting to apply to graduate or medical schools.


Bachelor of Arts in Biology


  • General

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Customize your bachelor’s degree in biology with a specialization in molecular biology or environmental biology.


  • General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Molecular


Minor in Biology

Course Experiences

Biology students are encouraged to take advantage of faculty-mentored undergraduate research opportunities while they are at TLU. Every senior participates in a capstone project that may include an original research project, a poster presentation and an oral presentation that is presented at our Student Academic Symposium in the spring.

Courses students might take include: Biodiversity, Biological Systems, Anatomy & Physiology, Genetics, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Plant Biology, and Aquatic Biology.

Majors also take courses in chemistry, math, and physics to better understand the full scope of biology and how these areas work together.

Download the Biology Brochure

Outside of the Classroom

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