About the Bachelor of Arts in Biology

  • Preparation for graduate school
  • Preparation for careers in medicine, teaching, industry, business, and research
  • Opportunities to conduct research and co-publish results with faculty
  • Internships
  • Opportunity to work closely with a faculty adviser to develop an individualized academic plan
  • Opportunities to study abroad at some of the top universities in the world
  • Senior Capstone projects

Students in Arcadia’s Biology program become part of a close-knit scientific community that prepares undergraduates for careers in health care, research, education, and other science-related disciplines. A diverse and distinguished faculty, including several recipients of the Lindback Award for Excellence in Teaching, foster interactive dialogue and discovery both in and out of the classroom. Arcadia Biology majors enjoy exceptional opportunities to engage in research, co-author and present published studies, and explore internships and other cultures through study abroad. Pre-med students receive thorough and timely MCAT preparation. Assured admission is offered for Arcadia’s nationally recognized graduate programs in Forensic Science, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy.

Biology majors are encouraged to participate in research and co-publish results with the assistance of faculty members who have well-established reputations in their fields. Students also may do internships with some of the best-known and most-respected pharmaceutical companies and research institutions located in this region.

Majoring in Biology provides an understanding of modern biological principles and the groundwork for careers in medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, forensic science, genetic counseling, conservation, scientific and medical research, secondary school teaching, graduate study, and applied biology positions in government or industry.


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