A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an academic degree that combines general coursework with specialized classes that prepare students with the knowledge and skills to begin a career. A degree can be earned in a variety of subjects and takes an average of four years to complete.
Natural sciences are a scientific branch that deals with observations, understanding and predictions of natural phenomena. It is a diverse field and includes disciplines such as biological science, physics, chemistry, Earth science and astronomy.
Biology students may choose between the Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree tracks. Both tracks share the same core of biology and supporting courses
The Biology Department at Waldorf University seeks to prepare its students to take on various leadership roles in solving problems facing human societies. This requires that students learn to think critically and analytically – students must be successful not only in the classroom, but in their ability to use the tools of science. To accomplish this, the Department offers students a choice of programs that will prepare them for success either in graduate and professional schools, or for employment directly after graduation. In addition to these programs, the Waldorf Biology Department offers students opportunities that will help them become leaders in their chosen careers. Our alumni enjoy careers in human medicine (e.g., physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, pharmacists), veterinary medicine, ecology (e.g., conservationists, marine biologists, park rangers), laboratory technology, education, and others....
This major aims to nurture students to embark on professional, educational, scientific or technical career after graduation. We provide a rigorous, broad-spectrum curricu
Major: Biological Sciences
Degree / Award Title: Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
Offering Academic Unit: Department of Biomedical Sciences
Mode of Study: Full-time
Aims of Major
This major aims to nurture students to embark on professional, educational, scientific or technical career after graduation. We provide a rigorous, broad-spectrum curriculum combined with specialization in major fields of biology such as cancer biology, nanobiotechnology, neurobiology and ecology. The Biological Sciences (BS) major presents an in-depth study of modern biology, with courses ranging from bioinformatics to biochemistry, genetics and cellular molecular biology. The BS major provides a thorough understanding of how science is done with state-of-the-art equipment in laboratory for students interested in research and other science-based careers....
The interdisciplinary course combining mathematics, chemistry, biology, and computer science allows gaining knowledge in the fields of engineering and technology, as well
Bachelor of Science Programs in Natural Sciences. Overview
The interdisciplinary course combining mathematics, chemistry, biology, and computer science allows gaining knowledge in the fields of engineering and technology, as well as a good knowledge of technical English. More specifically, the courses provide students with broad foundations and specialized knowledge and technical skills in important technological areas of Chemical Technology & Process Engineering. Lectures and exercises are integrated into all years to develop problem-solving skills and deepen the students’ understanding of the material. The programs of the studies have been designed to meet the demands of employers for highly capable, creative and skillful engineers and research scientists, prepared to tackle diverse complex problems of chemical industries....
The mathematics program strives to fulfill Peru State College’s mission of education, research and public service through three objectives. First, the program is to provi
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
The mathematics program strives to fulfill Peru State College’s mission of education, research and public service through three objectives. First, the program is to provide general mathematics courses in support of the majors and programs provided by Peru State College. Second, the program is to provide mathematics courses necessary for students who pursue teaching careers in mathematics. Finally, the program is to prepare students for work in industry or to pursue graduate work in mathematics and statistics.
The Mathematics Major has two options, a Mathematics option and a Mathematics Education option (field endorsement). If the Mathematics Education option is chosen, attention must be given to the additional coursework requirements for entrance into the Secondary Teacher Education program and to the professional semester. Mathematics is a field endorsement in the Teacher Education program....
Our Honours course in Mathematics is designed to be intellectually stimulating and vocationally relevant. This course will appeal to students who like to tackle real-worl
You have probably recently studied maths at school. You may have learnt formulas and how to apply them, how to draw graphs and how to calculate areas and volumes. How did you know that the formulas would work? Who was the first person to use that formula – and how did they know it would work?
Studying Mathematics at degree-level is about much more than just applying what you already know to a series of problems. It is a creative, investigative subject where you will push the boundaries of what is possible to achieve through thinking and then apply it to the world.
Our Honours course in Mathematics is designed to be intellectually stimulating and vocationally relevant. This course will appeal to students who like to tackle real-world challenges through the intellectual rigour and purity of approach that is inherent in mathematics. The programme will develop your skills in pure and applied aspects of the subject to an advanced level, combining these with training in probability, advanced statistics and data analysis. In your final year of study, you will tackle a piece of independent research, bringing together this comprehensive portfolio of skills to focus upon a research question of your choice. With support from the University’s careers and placements team, the skills and experience derived from this course should be readily transferable to graduate level employment across a range of sectors....
The Biology, B.S. degree provides training to students across all major fields of the biological sciences, including molecular and cellular biology, organismal biology, e
Biology is the study of life in all of its variety and complexity. Biologists approach the study of life at levels ranging from molecular biology and physiology to ecology and evolution. Students of biology must each find the unique niche within this diverse field that best suits her or his passions.
Why Biology at SFU?
Students First. The Biology Program at SFU is designed with the uniqueness of each student in mind. Our department provides customizable degree programs and personal academic advising by biology faculty.
Small Class Sizes, a tight-knit community of students, and opportunities for students to engage in novel research with faculty mentors.
High Success Rates. Many of our graduates go on to graduate schools and professional schools, while others use their bachelor degree to pursue careers in research, education, wildlife management, medical laboratories, as well as aquaria and zoos.
Biology Department Learning Objectives
The B.S. degree program provides the skills necessary for students seeking careers in astronomy, as professional research astronomers, observatory technical staff members
B.S. in Astronomy
Astronomers seek answers to some of the biggest and oldest questions in science: How did the Universe begin? How will it end? What is in the Universe? How do stars, planets, galaxies and black holes form? How do they end? Addressing these questions incorporates physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, computer science, optics and instrumentation, and even history and philosophy are companion fields. The U.H. Hilo academic astronomy program leverages the astronomy infrastructure of Mauna Kea and the University Park of Science and Technology to provide students with knowledge of astronomy and astrophysics, and training in modern methods of observational astronomy.
The B.S. degree program provides the skills necessary for students seeking careers in astronomy, as professional research astronomers, observatory technical staff members, or work in related fields that include planetary geosciences, teaching, and outreach....
When you study biology at St. Norbert, you participate firsthand in this vital exploration. Classroom lab experience and research collaborations with faculty will nurture
You’ll find research and fieldwork are a logical extension of our biology curriculum and an integral part of our academic culture.
From the tiniest microorganisms to the tallest trees, biologists investigate the mysteries of life. Their discoveries, more relevant now than ever, help balance ecosystems, restore the environment, feed the hungry and cure disease.
When you study biology at St. Norbert, you participate firsthand in this vital exploration. Classroom lab experience and research collaborations with faculty will nurture your excitement for the field while forging your skill in the scientific method.
At St. Norbert, you’ll choose one of two concentrations as you earn your Bachelor of Science degree in biology:...
Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. An interdisciplinary science drawing
Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. An interdisciplinary science drawing on physics, chemistry, biology and more, Geology trains you to study the natural resources that shape our lives today.
West Virginia is rich with unique resources and close to the natural laboratory of the Appalachian mountains. Our Department brings students out into the field and works closely with the energy and environmental industries and with the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey. Training in the field and in the lab with cutting-edge technology prepares you for a wide range of careers or graduate studies....
University of Tampa College of Natural and Health Sciences
The Marine Science Biology degree is one of the defining degrees at The University of Tampa and a pivotal double major to the Department of Biology. Drawing from general
The Marine Science Biology degree is one of the defining degrees at The University of Tampa and a pivotal double major to the Department of Biology. Drawing from general biological principles and very specific marine-related issues, the course of study includes substantial exposure to biological, chemical and physical aspects of marine science. Courses are geared towards experiential learning, with rich lab experiences, weekend field trips to remote locations like the Florida Keys, and even international travel courses.
Moreover, nearly half of the biology faculty is conducting research on marine organisms or systems, providing numerous opportunities for student research and other real-world experiences. Students graduating with this degree are exceptionally well prepared to enter the job market or to pursue graduate training in any specific field of marine science, from basic to applied....
The B.S. Biological Sciences degree prepares students for entry into well over a hundred different career paths. The biological sciences faculty are experienced advisors
The B.S. Biological Sciences degree prepares students for entry into well over a hundred different career paths. The biological sciences faculty are experienced advisors and will help you select a path that best suits you.
Your college education will involve more than taking courses. During your pursuit of a biological sciences degree, you will have the opportunity to attend seminars delivered by on- and off-campus speakers on a variety of biology-related topics, the chance to conduct research at SWOSU or another institution or research center, the chance to attend or even present at a state, regional, national, or international scientific meeting, or the opportunity to use your education in service to the university and community. You should visit other areas on this site to find out more about this part of your education....
Whether it is your cell phone, the security details for your bank card, the supply of products to shops, image processing in the medical field or a digital prototype for
Whether it is your cell phone, the security details for your bank card, the supply of products to shops, image processing in the medical field or a digital prototype for a car: none of these would exist without mathematics. You might not often even give it a thought, but mathematics is an essential part of our modern world.
That is why there is also a constant demand for versatile and widely deployable mathematicians, people who enjoy the challenge of solving problems and designing new products. Is being involved in creating the world of today and tomorrow something that appeals to you? Do you enjoy getting your teeth into a problem and do keep on searching for a solution until something has been solved? If so, our program in Applied Mathematics is the one for you....
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Geographic Information Science is designed to serve students who wish to prepare for careers in the more technical aspects of applied geography, including the fields of g
The Department of Geography offers a major program with three options in geography leading to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, minor programs in general geography and geographic information science, a certificate in geographic information systems, coursework applicable to general education components in all programs, and coursework contributory to other curricula, including the programs for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers offered through the College of Education and Human Sciences.
Geographic Information Science is designed to serve students who wish to prepare for careers in the more technical aspects of applied geography, including the fields of geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, computer cartography, city and/or regional planning, economic geography, resource utilization, and land use analysis. The option in Geographic Information Science also provides preparation for graduate study in geography leading to careers in applied geography or for research and teaching at the collegiate level....
The comprehensive major in biology emphasizing in general biology is the most flexible track as it provides students the opportunity to take courses in zoology, botany, e
Biology is the study of all life forms. Northwest faculty focus on preparing students for careers in all areas including botany, cell biology, ecology, environmental science, molecular biology, microbiology, and zoology. Upon completion of core courses, students choose an area in which to specialize based on interests.
The comprehensive major in biology emphasizing in general biology is the most flexible track as it provides students the opportunity to take courses in zoology, botany, ecology, physiology, microbiology, molecular and cell biology and environmental science to align their interests seek admission to graduate school.
The comprehensive major in biology with a general biology track does not require a minor. ...
The Quantitative Environmental Science major is tailored to students who envision an environmentally oriented career where competence requires quantitative understanding.
B.Sc. in Quantitative Environmental Science
The Quantitative Environmental Science major is tailored to students who envision an environmentally oriented career where competence requires quantitative understanding. Students will gain a working knowledge of at least three specific environmental disciplines, understand what constitutes a quantitative versus qualitative approach to environmental issues and develop the skills necessary to evaluate and manage environmental risks. Students will also gain the necessary basis to apply to, and be successful at any graduate environmental program.