If you enjoy learning about life processes, living organisms and the natural environment, the biology major is for you. As a biology major, you can study biology at the molecular, cellular, organismal and ecosystem level, all the while developing your abilities as a creative problem-solver.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers the following academic paths:

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Our Approach

In our small, open classrooms, you’ll receive personalized interaction with your professors, have many opportunities to work collaboratively with classmates and gain hands-on experience, You'll also conduct professional-level research that will prepare you to be a creative problem-solver for the scientific age. All of our faculty members hold terminal degrees in their field and have diverse experience in education, research and industry fields.

Not only will your coursework explore the specifics of the biology major, it will include a strong foundation in the liberal arts, providing you with a well-rounded education. Both graduate schools and explorers seek this experience.

Careers in Biology

Biology students at The Woods emerge prepared to pursue biology jobs in a variety of areas. Possible jobs for biology majors include

They can also take their education to the next level by pursuing a medical or graduate degree. If they prefer, students can choose to pursue a teaching license for grades 7 through 12 in Middle/High School Life Sciences Education.