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Biology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

There are three broad subdivisions of biology that are invariably recognized: Cellular and Molecular Biology; Organismal Biology; and Evolution/Ecology. GC Biology graduates will have a knowledge and awareness of all three areas and specific knowledge regarding: the chemical composition of life, cell structure and function, molecular, Mendelian and population genetics, the diversity of life, the form and function of living systems, evolutionary theory and ecology.

GC graduates will be well prepared for pursuing careers and advanced degrees in the field of biology and environmental sciences. Research opportunities are available at the undergraduate level. The faculty view active research as an effective teaching tool. Graduates of the programs will be well-trained, have a broad perspective on current biological and/or environmental science topics and concerns and have field and laboratory experience that will make them competitive in the job market or well prepared to continue their education.

Graduates usually go into one of four career tracks: industry, for example as microbiologists, food and drug technologists, environmental consultants, laboratory technicians, biotechnologists and scientists; state and federal government, for example as entomologists, environmental scientists, plant pathologists, zoo curators, horticulturists, agronomists, fisheries, wildlife and forest conservationists; or professional self-employment as physicians, veterinarians, dentists, optometrists, environmental attorneys, landscape architects; or K-16 educators, from the junior high school to college level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Biology I 
  • Principles of Biology I Lab 
  • Principles of Biology II 
  • Principles of Biology II Lab 
  • Genetics 
  • Ecology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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

  • Successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. college-preparatory high school program.
  • Transfer applicants with 30 or more earned semester credit hours must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (out of a 4.0 grading scale). Georgia College's International Education Center will review your educational documents and equate your previously completed coursework to U.S. grade equivalencies.
  • Completion of the College Preparatory Curriculum requirements for applicants who graduated from a high school located inside the United States or inside the jurisdiction of the United States educational system.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Milledgeville

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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