Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology (120 Credits)

The Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University Calumet offers five different study plans (concentrations) that lead to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.  Students can choose General Biology, which allow students to select a wide variety of biology elective courses that match individual’s interests and education goals or select one of the four areas of concentration (Biotechnology, Cell Biology/Physiology, Ecology, and Microbiology) to study the field in depth.  Students in professional programs may follow any of the five study plans and incorporate additional required courses for meeting admission requirements for professional schools or obtaining teaching licensure. 

Concentrations Pre-Professional Programs
General Biology Biological Sciences Teaching Prephysical Therapy
Biotechnology Predentistry Prephysician Assistant (PDF)
Ecology Premedicine Preveterinary Sciences and Medicine
Microbiology Preoccupational Therapy Prepharmacy (non-degree 62-65 credits)
Physiology / Cell-Biology Preoptometry (PDF)