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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 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.

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 State University Chemistry Professors Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

(July 15, 2016) – The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $279,297 to seven chemistry professors at Armstrong State University.  Dr. Brandon P. Quillian (Principle Investigator), Dr. Sarah E. Gray, Dr. Gary Guillet, Dr. Cliff Padgett, Dr. Nathaniel Shank, Dr. Mitch Weiland and Dr. Sarah Zingales received a two-year grant for “Polymer Chemistry: Cross-linking the Curriculum (PC3).” The grant supports the infusion of polymer chemistry, a multidisciplinary science, throughout the curriculum.

Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence

(June 7, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence located at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., on June 2 to share resources and help develop a cyber-trained workforce through education, innovation research and outreach.

Read More College of Education Alumni Honored as 2017 Teachers of the Year

(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.

Read More Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event

(February 11, 2016) - Armstrong will host a one-day Start Strong, Start Now registration event for the Spring 2016 mini-mester on Friday, February 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby of Victor Hall, located on Armstrong's main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. This event helps new students apply, get admitted and sign up for classes.

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