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California State University, Channel Islands
Biology B.S.

Biology is the study of life, its origins, diversity and intricacies. It emphasizes the relationship between structure and function in living systems and the processes by which organisms grow, reproduce and interact with each other and their environment. The discipline is dynamic and rapidly advancing, particularly in the areas of biotechnology and information technology. The Biology Program provides its students with a strong theoretical foundation in biology, combined with extensive hands-on laboratory experiences using state-of-the-art technology. Students take a series of core courses augmented by upper division electives selected from areas of special interest. The Bachelor of Science in Biology is designed for students who wish to enter health professional (e.g., medical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy) or graduate schools, or to seek careers in business, industry or government.

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