Biology – Athens State University

The Department of Biology sponsors majors leading to the Bachelor of Science degree and to the Bachelor of Science degree with teacher licensure (6-12). Biology and Marine Science minors also are offered. Structured to prepare students for research and technical areas requiring a baccalaureate degree, the biology major also is designed to satisfy most graduate and/or professional school admission requirements. The objective of the major is to provide the graduate with a comprehensive science education, encompassing standard academic courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and computer science. Courses and programs are structured to provide basic coursework applicable to:

  1. fields requiring a general preparation in biology
  2. graduate and professional program
  3. medical & related health fields
  4. secondary school teaching