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Biology BS

Bachelor of Science in Biology

How do living things work and interact with the natural world? Majoring in Biology explores this question and helps you comprehensively learn about the vast and diverse world of living organisms. By pursuing this Bachelor of Science degree, you will gain an understanding of the complex ecology of the world, along with the foundation to pursue further study in graduate school. The Biology program at Armstrong serves to equip you with the necessary knowledge and tools for careers in biological fields. Within this degree, you can choose to enter either the cell and molecular biology or marine biology track. 

Industry Highlights

The median annual wage for biological technicians is $39,750.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Health Professions
  • Research
  • Conservation
  • Environmental Management
  • Public or Private Education
  • Entry-Level Work

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of our fully-equipped labs, which house modern instrumentation that supports the biology curriculum. Internship opportunities in research, applied biology, medical professions and environmental education are also available at local laboratories.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Earns Prestigious Designation as National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence

(October 9, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. The university is only one of 14 institutions in the country to earn this prestigious designation. 

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More Armstrong Selected for Erasmus Grant to Support International Exchange Opportunities

(September 22, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology Felix Hamza-Lup, Ph.D., recently secured an Erasmus Plus Grant, which will fund international exchange opportunities for students and faculty at Armstrong and Georgia Southern University.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn on Sept. 22

(September, 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn, an assistant professor of biology. The lecture, "Change Can Kill: What Barnacles Can Teach Us About Dying Young," will explore the mystery of why so many living organisms die young, despite the clear disadvantage of doing so,using barnacles as model organisms. This event is free and open to the public.

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