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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, FL, United States
The Biology major at Springfield College offers diverse exposure to the key areas of study in the life sciences. Core science courses, including bioscience, ecology, microbiology, chemistry, and physics, provide a foundation in biology; mathematics coursework is also required.
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Overview

Through electives, students have the opportunity to tailor the major toward what interests them—from human anatomy to plant science to cell biology to chemistry. 

Graduates of our program can go on to pursue graduate schools, including schools of medicine and dentistry; careers in laboratory sciences in hospitals or government; or teacher licensure. Students who want to enter medical or dental school will be well supported by our Premedical Scholars Program, which provides a dedicated advisor with experience in the complexities of medical or dental school applications. Additionally, an interdepartmental preprofessional committee  can provide students with further information essential for achieving their goals.

Careers and Internships

With your Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, you’ve got options. Depending on the courses you take during your undergraduate career, you can specialize in things such as human anatomy to plant science to cell biology to chemistry, all of which can ultimately help share your career. You’ll be ready for an entry-level career in the fields of health care, government, education, or other industries. Many of our graduates opt to further their studies through graduate school, which opens up even more doors.

Here are a few careers you might pursue with your bachelor’s degree.

  • Microbiologist
  • Forensic science technician
  • Biological technician
  • Teacher
  • Zoologist
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Ecologist
  • Conservation scientist
  • Geoscientist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Bioscience 
  • General Ecology 
  • Plant Biology 
  • Genetics 
  • Genetics Laboratory 
  • General Microbiology
  • Seminar in Biology 
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Physics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    523

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference

For international Students

  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).
  • Financial Guarantee Form and $1,000 tuition deposit. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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