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Biology Major

USciences is the ideal place to study biology. We are an academic community uniquely dedicated to scientific discovery and career preparation in the life sciences. Conduct hands-on, graduate-level biology research as early as your first year. Our labs in the McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC) are fully equipped for advanced scientific instruction and in-depth research. Our biology faculty are highly accomplished researchers, dedicated educators, and critical links in your career and professional network.

What sets us apart?

  1. Strong academic and research strengths that allows you to succeed in the competitive international environment.
  2. The McNeil Science and Technology Center offers you access to labs, equipment, and resources that are at the forefront of science.
  3. Strong cross-disciplinary interaction offers the chance to work closely with students and faculty in the physics, statistics, pharmacology/toxicology and chemistry programs.
  4. Many faculty members have colleagues or acquaintances within the academic, governmental, and private industry arenas, providing a rich array of contacts for you and opportunities for internships and field experiences.
  5. The Department of Biological Sciences offers many opportunities to do primary investigative research early in your undergraduate program. We regularly accommodate students with the opportunity to do investigative laboratory research.
  6. Lessen the total time and cost to complete a USciences MS or PhD—the integrated graduate credit program allows qualified undergraduates to take up to 15 additional credits of graduate coursework at no extra cost. 

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