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Biology is the study of life in all its abundance, variety, and complexity. Students in the biology major at Lyon College gain a broad knowledge of biological fact and theory, from the molecular to the ecosystem level. They develop their abilities to observe, analyze, and solve problems involving living systems.

Students may choose to pursue either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. The B.S. is recommended for students interested in the health professions, a graduate degree, or employment in biologically oriented fields. In order for Lyon College to certify a student to teach biology, he or she must obtain either a B.A. or B.S. in biology and must complete SCI 360.


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