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Biology, B.S.

70 Credits  |   Main Campus

Through the study of living systems from the tiniest cell to enormous ecosystems, a biology degree from Trinity prepares you for your choice of careers.

Explore the wonders of life beyond what the human eye can see. In the biology program, your sense of wonder and a thirst for knowledge about the unknown will thrive as you examine interfaces between biology and other disciplines. You’ll not only come to understand living things but also develop excellent reading skills, solid mathematical skills, and superior communication skills, both written and oral.

With your Trinity biology degree, you’ll be prepared for a career in the health sciences, research, education, government, industry, entrepreneurship, zoos and aquariums, pharmaceuticals, environmental science, and many other fields.

Learn about Trinity’s Inclusive Excellence in STEM initiative.

What You’ll Learn

  • principles of molecular biology, heredity, population genetics
  • modern data mining
  • bioinformatics
  • next generation sequencing technologies

Local Internships

Our location in D.C. provides students with opportunities for enriched learning, such as through lectures given by the world’s leading scientists, field trips to outstanding museums (like the Smithsonian Museums), and research experiences in some of the leading research laboratories in the world.

Global Careers

  • Research Biologist
  • Geneticist
  • Physician
  • Pharmacist
  • Dentist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Forensic Scientist

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Applying to the Biology, B.S. Program

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