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Biological Science, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Oakland, CA, United States
What is more important to us than life itself? Biological Science is the study of life as currently known through the method of scientific inquiry. Studies in biology are invigorating, rigorous, and exciting as they constantly evolve with the significant advancements in theory and technology.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science degrees are multi-disciplinary majors that draw upon an integration of life and physical sciences. Society needs people who can make wise decisions about complex scientific matters and ethical consequences, and we prepare our students with sound theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

The programme

The Bachelor of Arts degree is excellent for students interested in teaching, environmental science, and careers that require graduate studies (e.g. nursing).The Bachelor of Science degree is preparation for careers in biotechnology, environmental science, and those that require graduate school, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical school, dentistry, and other health-related fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Human Physiology

  • Integrative Biology

  • Integrative Biology Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    57

    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:

    490

    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

  • Submit the completed application form and personal essay online.
  • Request an official transcript from your high school showing at least six semesters.
  • Take the SAT I or ACT test and be sure to include Holy Names University as a recipient of the scores
  • Ask a teacher or counselor who knows you personally and academically to complete the Undergraduate Academic Recommendation Form or write a letter and return it directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. 1 recommendation minimum, 3 maximum.
  • All applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oakland

  • 1690 - 3100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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