Biology majors may select from academic coursework appropriate to their interests and career goals and in preparation for additional post-graduate or professional education. Some of our graduates have entered physical therapy or accelerated nursing programs, some are teaching, some work in industry and others have gone on to state or federal government positions in forestry, agriculture, or research.

Related Occupations

A Bachelor of Science degree in Biology prepares students for a wide variety of future opportunities and careers. Many students advance to professional studies or graduate programs in their field. Students are also prepared to begin careers as biological technicians.

Fast Facts

  • We have four tenured or tenure-track faculty with diverse research backgrounds.
  • Our graduates are currently working in nursing, physical therapy, wildlife biology, and industry.
  • We offer courses with hands-on research experience.
  • All classes & labs are taught by our professors, not by TAs.

Explore Experiental Major Map

saints mapsUse this map to help plan and guide your experience at Limestone. Each student’s experience is unique so please keep in mind the activities outlined in this map are suggestions and can be tailored to you! Always consult with your advisors whenever possible for new opportunities and updates.

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (38 credit hours)
  4. Biology electives at the 200 level and above** (8 credit hours)
  5. Biology electives at the 300 level and above** (12 credit hours)
  6. Related electives, choosing from PH201 or 301; PH202 or 302; CH303 and 304; BI/CH 315; MA205 and MA 319 (11 credit hours)

Students must earn a grade of C or better in Biology core courses to proceed to higher-level courses for which they are a prerequisite. Biology core courses may not be taken as a coordinated study.

* This major includes one AWE course (4 credit hours)

**Note: Students should consult their advisor and any graduate or professional program of interest when selecting their recommended elective courses.

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