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Biology

Fisher College
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Full-time
€40,789.60/year
 3446 Points
Duration
4 Years
Language
English

Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Biology program provides students with a broad foundation in biological sciences. Students gain exposure to diverse fields of biology, from cellular levels - including microbiology, cell biology, and genetics - to organismal levels, such as ecology, evolution, and animal behavior. Additionally, this program prepares students for employment across many fields that intersect with biology, by developing students’ public speaking, oral presentation, debate, and laboratory technical skills, as well as honing their scientific reading, writing, and abilities to critically evaluate primary scientific literature.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
14
English Level
IELTS
5.5
or
TOEFL (internet based)
61
Notes:

Additional Application Requirements:

  • Official transcript sent directly from your secondary school. Photocopies of transcripts are not acceptable.
  • A notarized, current bank statement verifying that the student has a minimum of $55,000.00 U.S. Dollars in a cash account available for his or her use.

Health Records and Insurance:

  • Complete health and immunization records.
  • Proof of health insurance.
  • Fisher College requires that all students fulfill their financial obligations prior to the start of classes.

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Cambridge PET exam
  • Duolingo English Test
  • The STEP Eiken exam
  • The ESPT exam
  • The International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP) with a minimum score of Level 5 or higher.

Conditional Admission:

  • TOEFL: 32 iBT or IELTS: 3.5
  • Accepts OEAT
  • Maximum Credits Available While in ESL: 6-9

Important Information:

  • There may be an additional application fee by this University.

Curriculum

Core Modules

General Biology I

Principles of Chemistry I

Principles of Chemistry II

Public Health & Epidemiology

Microbiology

General Biology II

Introduction to Biotechnology

Cell and Molecular Biology

Fundamentals of Biochemistry

Genetics

Evolutionary Biology

Senior Seminar

Internship (Biology Focus)

Experiential Learning

Biology Program Elective (3)

Biology Program Elective (300/400 level) (2)

Careers

Graduates of the Biology degree can obtain traditional laboratory technician jobs in clinical, academic, or industrial research laboratories.

The Biology degree also prepares its graduates for jobs in numerous other settings, including:

  • pharmaceutical positions (sales or research)
  • science outreach in museums
  • zoological parks
  • marine laboratories
  • educational organizations
  • medical equipment sales
  • science writing in textbook
  • research
  • other scientific organizations
  • publication platforms
  • patent law
  • forensic analysis

In addition, graduates may pursue post-bachelor certifications for zoology and animal care; secondary education; as well as graduate, medical, dental, physical therapy, or veterinary training and other advanced degrees.

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