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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 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.

Read More Armstrong Student Selected for National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship

(June 21, 2017) – Armstrong State University Cell and Molecular Biology major Chelsea Sawyer has been selected to receive a scholarship from the Savannah Coastal Empire Professional Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). 

Read More Engineering Studies Professor Selected as Faculty Fellow for NASA Research Program

(May 22, 2017) – Armstrong State University Professor of Engineering Studies Cameron Coates, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Faculty Fellowship Program for the second consecutive year.

Read More Turtles Go Wild: TERPS Students Release Diamondback Terrapins on Tybee Island

(May 18, 2017) –Armstrong State University student members of the Terrapin Educational Research Program of Savannah (TERPS) recently gathered on Tybee Island to release 17 diamondback terrapins into the wild. The state-protected turtles hatched from eggs rescued on Highway 80 last summer.

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