WHY STUDY BIOLOGY AT TRINITY?

The information in biology textbooks was once cutting-edge research… and someone had to do the behind-the-scenes work to discover it. You will have the opportunity to seek professional internships and off-campus research programs as you advance in your studies. Graduates from Trinity are prepared to go into any number of fields, including medicine, environmental conservation, research, or even bioethics.

WHERE YOU STUDY MATTERS

Trinity is located in a peaceful wooded setting, just 25 miles north of downtown Chicago. This prime location offers some of the nation’s best school districts, a variety of ministry organizations, and 12 Fortune 500 companies within 12 miles of campus to apply practically what you are learning in the classroom. In addition, Trinity is close to many coffee shops, restaurants, cultural experiences, and recreational activities when you need a break from the books!

DID YOU KNOW?

As a biology major, you will have the chance to participate in research projects that are not only presented in class, but also at an undergraduate national conference.

Personal

Practical

Biblical

PERSONAL. PRACTICAL. BIBLICAL.

At Trinity, you’ll be equipped to think critically and biblically in every area of life as you are challenged to apply your faith to your coursework and classroom conversations. And instead of approaching general education as a checklist of courses to be completed, Trinity’s distinctive educational approach gives you the freedom to choose courses that are most interesting and relevant to you. Working closely with your faculty advisor, you can select from electives to enhance your major, apply toward a minor, create a double major, or simply experience something new. The choices are yours! All along the way, you’ll be cared for and supported, ensuring that you make the most of your college experience.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The Biology major is a versatile, broad-based degree that emphasizes microbiology, cell and molecular biology, genetics, and various biological systems. Students with this degree pursue careers in medicine, industry, or research in a variety of settings.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO EARN MY DEGREE?

Most Biology majors complete their degrees in 3-4 years. Major requirements total 48-55 hours. This includes 33 hours of required Biology courses, 16 hours of supporting courses, and 3 hours of Bioethics courses.

COURSEWORK

Major requirements total 48-55 hours. This includes 33 hours of required Biology courses, 16 hours of supporting courses, and 3 hours of Bioethics courses. You’ll take interesting courses such as:

  • Genetics
  • Origins and Evolution
  • Microbiology
CAREER OUTCOMES:
Environmental Conservationist Forensic Biologist
Microbiologist Product Tester
Laboratory Technician Professor
Botanist Zoo Biologist
Clinical Research Associate Science Advisor
Physician Physician Assistant

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