Florida Memorial University provides equal opportunity in education and employment without regards to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability.
Florida Memorial University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-697-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida Memorial University.
The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree program in Biology is to produce students with sound and rigorous training in the biological sciences so that they will be successful graduates in professional/ graduate school or the workforce. The program emphasizes hands on learning for students and active research with opportunities for students to work under the expert guidance of its faculty.
Graduates of the BS Program in Biology will
be knowledgeable enough in their field to seek employment or admission to graduate/professional school
have research and communications skills to function in a professional setting.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the BA program in Biology should be able to
Apply basic biological processes and principles, and integrate different areas of biology;
Develop an emphasis in one or more areas;
Apply qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate and interpret evidence; and
Communicate biological concepts effectively in oral, visual, and written presentations.
This degree program requires a minimum of 120 semester hours for completion.
*If students are placed at the second level, the first level may be substituted with an elective.
**Prerequisites and/or placement may be required
Students must complete all of the general education requirements and the required credits in chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Students intending to go to graduate or medical school should consult with their advisors for further information about necessary courses. Students intending to teach biology in the secondary schools must also meet certification requirements and must consult with the School of Education.