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Biology

Houghton College

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48 months
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33920 USD/year
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About

Whether you wish to pursue research opportunities, engage in a professional health care career or find your calling as a science teacher, a Houghton degree in Biology at Houghton College will prepare you well.

Overview

The mission of the Department of Biology is to provide students with the opportunity to explore the living world of God’s creation, in all its intricacy and diversity, within the tradition of the liberal arts. Our majors will develop an appreciation for biological complexity apparent at the molecular, cellular, organismal, population and ecosystem levels.

The BS in biology is designed for students aiming at graduate or professional schools (including medical school) and requires 62 hours of coursework.

The BA in biology requires 41-42 credit hours of coursework and is ideal for students intending to teach science at the high school level or those desiring a career as a physician's assistant or pre-physical therapist.

Why Major in Biology at Houghton College?

  • Do science in our hands-on, experiential program.
  • Conduct, publish and present real research with one or more of Houghton’s faculty members.
  • Use standard research equipment to work on biological problems, including a genetic analyzer for sequencing DNA, laminar flow hoods for tissue culture, fluorescent microscopes and imaging systems, thermal cyclers for PCR, various equipment for DNA/RNA extraction and electrophoresis, and advanced instrumentation for water quality assessment.
  • Travel abroad with Houghton faculty during Mayterm in one of our many off-campus study opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Bio: Organisms to Ecosystems
  •  General Bio: Cellular Biology and Genetics
  • General Chemistry
  • Genetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

124 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application for admission (apply online or print the application)
  • An official high school transcript (If you are a international transfer student, you are also required to submit all college transcripts)
  • A completed recommendation letter
  • A completed financial affidavit
  • A $40.00 non-refundable application fee (ask your counselor about getting this fee waived!)
  • Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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