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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

A Bachelor of Science in biology emphasizes mathematics and science courses and prepares students for careers in biological research, laboratory work or master’s and doctoral programs in the biological sciences. A biology degree can lead to a career in organismal biology like botany or zoology, environmental management, health care, technical writing and pharmaceutical sales. Graduates from Bachelor of Science programs also pursue professional degrees in medicine, dentistry or pharmacy.

Students enrolled in Biology coursework can expect that upon graduation they can effectively communicate the concepts, methods, results and conclusions of biological research, in oral and written forms. Students will examine scientific studies and gain further knowledge through the critical evaluation of published research. Students will actively be engaged in the collection and the analysis of scientific data in which to test hypothesis.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • General Physics
  • Physics with Calculus
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    69

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online application, including additional documents
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee
  • Submit official secondary/college transcripts
  • Show language proficiency
  • Upon admission, you will be asked to submit a statement of financial support (Issuance of Form I-20 will take place after admission and once proof of funds have been verified through the statement of financial support)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    34134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rancho Palos Verdes

  • 1100 - 1600 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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