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Biological Sciences, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Baltimore Highlands, MD, United States
The curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biological Sciences at University of Maryland Baltimore County is designed for students who want to pursue a career in a health-related profession (dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine) or those interested in training in an allied health field.
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Overview

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biological Sciences at University of Maryland Baltimore County is also appropriate for students wanting to combine another area of study—such as business, environmental studies, law, or science writing—with a solid background in biology.

Students who after graduation will be looking for a job as a research technician or who will pursue further graduate level training in science (either M.S. or Ph.D.) should consider following the curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Biology: Cells, Energy & Organisms
  • Foundations of Biology: Ecology & Evolution
  • Molecular and General Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Experimental Biology Laboratory
  • Microbiology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology (must take both)
  • Plant Biology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Human Physiology
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Field Ecology
  • Seminar in Biogeography

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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