College of Arts and Sciences

Biology

College of Arts and Sciences

Colleges / Schools

Biology

Departments

Bachelor's, Minor

Program Types

Lively Studies of Life Science

A Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Arcadia represents a thorough understanding of modern biological principles, and studies in many of the major life sciences, as well as in the cognate areas of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

What to Expect

  • A strong core of general biology, evolution and population biology, research methods, comparative anatomy and physiology, genetics, and plant biology or ecology courses that enhance the available biomedical, conservation, molecular biology and biochemistry concentrations.
  • A range of electives in animal behavior, aquatic biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, cell biology, conservation biology, developmental biology, histology, human genetics and development, immunobiology, microbiology, molecular biology, pathophysiology, and neurobiology.
  • Courses taught by accomplished faculty who also advise students in building curricula that combine with chemistry, art, communications, or business studies to meet particular career goals.
  • Collaborative and inquiry-based learning laboratory studies with small enrollments.
  • Exceptional opportunities to engage in research, co-author and present published studies, intern at respected regional companies, and explore other cultures through study abroad.
  • The opportunity to complete internships or independent research projects at a number of internationally recognized institutions such as the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.