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Life Sciences, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Minneapolis, MN, United States
The Life Sciences program at Augsburg University focuses on teaching students the core principles of biology while providing courses in a wide variety of biology sub-disciplines
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These courses in the Life Sciences program at Augsburg University, combined with opportunities for research, give students the tools with which to better understand, analyze and interpret the ever evolving field of biology and provide students the background to enter graduate and professional programs.

We are in the midst of a revolution in biology. From the unraveling of information locked within the human and other genomes to the complexities of interactions between organisms in diverse ecosystems in changing environments, biologists and members of the public are grappling with an almost overwhelming flood of new information.

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:

  • Introductory Biology
  • Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity
  • Introductory Cellular Biology
  • Genetics
  • PrecalculusCalculus
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Research Methods and Statistics 
  • General Chemistry 
  • Introduction to Physics
  • College Physics 
  • Biology KeystoneIntegrated Science
  • Honors Senior Seminar
  • Astronomy
  • Introductory Meteorology
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
  • Plant Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant Physiology
  • Advanced Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Microbiology
  • Ecology
  • Immunology
  • Special Topics in Biology
  • Biophysics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Complete the Common Application
  • Submit official secondary school transcripts, exam results, or mark sheets
  • Request one letter of academic recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency: All international applicants must submit one of the following minimum scores in order to meet the English Proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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