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California State University, East Bay
Biological Science B.S. - Forensic Science Option

Biology is concerned with living matter in all its forms, responses, and interactions. It deals with the study of anything which has been or is alive: microbes, all plants, and all animals, including humans. The Science of Biology includes a large number of sub-disciplines such as anatomy, reproduction, development, genetics, ecology, evolution, physiology, systematics, and behavior. A biologist must draw upon a wide variety of academic disciplines to make observations and draw conclusions. A well-trained biologist will have a background in chemistry, mathematics, computer science, statistics, and physics to meet the demands of the present professions.

The B.S. major should be considered by students anticipating careers in biology or the health sciences that require graduate school, professional school, or specialized training programs. All students wishing to enter medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, or biomedical laboratory positions should obtain a Bachelor of Science degree. Students wishing to teach in secondary schools should also consider the B.S. degree.


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