48 months
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376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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About

The Biology major at South Dakota State University can prepare students for entry into occupations related to life science in industry and government. Students select from microbiology, botany and animal-based classes based on their desired career path. 

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Overview

The curriculum in General Biology provides breadth of exposure to fundamental areas of biology.  Students majoring in Biology without a specialization take coursework providing a balance of cell, molecular, and organsimal classes.

This Biology major at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Are curious about life
  • Enjoy problem solving and critical thinking
  • Appreciate science and the scientific method

Career Opportunities

  • Medical researcher
  • Industrial or agricultural analyst
  • Physician or other health-care professional
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Specialization in graduate school

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Bioethics
  • Microbiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biomedical Physiology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to SDSU, we look for one of the following academic achievements:

  • An ACT composite score or ACT superscore of 18 or SAT Math and Reading/Writing subscore total of 970 or
  • Level 3 or higher on Math and English Language Arts Smarter Balance Assessment or
  • A high school cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher or
  • A ranking in the top 60 percent of graduating class.

Students should also complete the following core courses with a “C” average or above:

  • 4 years of English (or ACT English subscore of 18 or above).
  • 3 years of advanced math—Algebra I and higher (or ACT math subscore of 20).
  • 3 years of laboratory science (or ACT science reasoning subscore of 17).
  • 3 years of social science (or ACT reading subscore of 17).
  • 1 year of fine arts (or AP Fine Arts score of 3 or above) Includes vocal, instrumental and studio arts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 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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