Biology Major

Biology is an exciting field centered on the study of the living world. Unique opportunities at Bethany include our cadaver dissection course and a wealth of options for field research.

Bethany’s biology major is designed to prepare you for human, field, or cellular biology. Students receive valuable one-on-one time with supportive faculty members as they learn techniques used in biology and develop skills for their future careers. Read more.

Potential Careers

Biology majors often enter these careers:

  • Medicine/dentistry
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Research/testing
  • Physical therapy
  • Environmental education
  • Microbiology/pathology
  • Wildlife management
  • Plant science
  • Lab technician
Pre-professional programs

These guidelines can help you choose coursework:

Student & Alumni Profiles

Read our Biology student and alumni profiles to learn from others' experiences in our Biology program.


What sets us apart

Cadaver Dissection - This experience in human gross anatomy sets our students apart when applying to grad school.

Field Biology - Get involved with Hawk Watch or The Cobb River Project, a collaboration between Bethany and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Facilities - Check out the Meyer Hall of Science and Mathematics, a 53,000 square foot facility.