"What Can I Do With a Major in...Biology?"
Why Major in Biology?
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Apply fundamental biological principles from major areas of biology (ecology and evolutionary biology, organismal biology, and cellular and molecular biology) to solve problems in wildlife and natural resources conservation, health/biomedical fields, conservation enforcement and life science.
- Use discipline appropriate laboratory/field techniques and/or instruments with understanding, accuracy, precision and safety in order to answer biological questions.
- Use the language and concepts of Biology to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
- Exhibit the ethical use of knowledge, materials and procedures that demonstrates an impact on society.
Related Career Titles
|Animal Ecologist||Marine Biologist|
|Animal Physiologist||Medical Technologist|
|Bacteriologist||Natural Resources Manager|
|Biotechnology Patent Lawyer||Optometrist|
|Cellular Physiologist||Outdoor Educator|
|Community Ecologist||Park Naturalist|
|Conservation Ecologist|| Park Patrol Officer|
|Conservation Officer||Park Ranger|
|Conservation Scientist||Park Warden|
|Dietician||Pollution Control Technician|
|Ecological Physiologist||Population Ecologist|
|Environmental Analyst||Physician's Assistant|
|Environmental Consultant||Range Manager|
|Environmental Health Officer||Research Administrator|
|Environmental Investigator/Inspector||Research Assistant|
|Environmental Lawyer||School Teacher (Primary and Secondary)|
|Environmental Planner||Soil Toxicologist|
|Field Ecologist||Soil and Water Conservation Scientist|
|Fishery Officer||Water Engineer|
|Forensic Expert||Wildlife Biologist|
Related Job Listings/Job Search Website
American Fisheries Society Job Board
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Biotech Industry Supplier Registry
CenterWatch's JobWatch: Clinical Trial Industry
Conservation Job Board
Environmental Career Opportunties
Environmental Career Organization
Green Jobs Ready
Government Jobs in Missouri
Marine Advanced Technology Center
Real Hospital Jobs
Society of Wetland Scientists
South Africa BioCareers
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Institute of Biological Sciences
American Institute of Biological Studies
American Society for Microbiology
Animal Behavior Society
The Ecological Society of America
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Society for Range Management
UCM Student Organizations
Four-Year Academic Plan
Biology: B.S. Degree Area 1 General Biology
Biology: B.S. Degree Area 2 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Biology: B.S. Degree Area 3 Wildlife and Natural Resources Conservation
Biology: B.S. Degree Area 4 Integrative Biology, Animal Biology Emphasis
Biology: B.S. Degree Area 5 Biomedical/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biology: B.S. Degree Area 6 Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet
Biology: B.S. Degree Area 7 Conservation Enforcement
Biology: B.S. in Ed. Degree
The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.
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