B.A. in Biology - General Biology

Woman Biological Researcher Taking a Water Sample

The Bachelor of Arts degree is intended for a wide range of students who may not need some of the extra natural science courses found in the bachelor of science degrees. For example, many pathways in biology do not require 2 semesters of organic chemistry or physics. This degree provides a strong foundation in the biological sciences while leaving more flexibility to choose electives that can lead to many career choices.

Potential Careers

  • Occupational therapist
  • Physical therapist
  • Director of Non-profit organization
  • High school science teacher
  • Chiropractor
  • Naturalist
  • Environmental Law

Median Annual Salary

Occupational therapist


Physical therapist


High School Science Teacher




Environmental lawyer


*Median annual salaries are from Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics

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