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A Biology major from Ohio Dominican University will graduate with an appreciation for the natural world and its diversity. Through the study of the many facets of the biological sciences, students the gain intellectual tools and practical skills to pursue nature’s dynamic truths.
Program highlights:
  • Major and minor available in Biology.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.
  • Choose from two main tracts - one leading to graduate or professional school, the other leading to bachelor’s level employment.
  • Option of participating in ODU's Pre-Nursing Program or Physician Assistant Studies Program.
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    Degrees & Courses

    Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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    Outcomes & Careers

    Learn how this major prepares you for a variety of careers in biology or graduate studies.

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    Biology Department

    Get to know ODU faculty members, view current news and events, and more.

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  • Nationwide Children's Hospital Scholarship

    Nationwide Children's Hospital provides scholarships of $1,000 to students who have declared an interest in pursing a career in the health care field.

    To qualify, applicants must

    • Be enrolled at Ohio Dominican University
    • Pursue a major that will lead to a career in the health care field
    • Maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher

    Recipients will be selected by vote of the faculty in the Natural Sciences Department.

    Applications are due by April 1, 2015.

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  • Student Organization
    The mission of the St. Albert's Society is to encourage ODU community members to expand and enhance their science knowledge. Toward that goal, the society provides educational speakers and arranges trips to Ohio exhibits and attractions. St. Albert’s Society also offers information about professional science degrees.

    Contact Dr. Becky Graham, the St. Albert’s Society faculty advisor, for more information or to become a member at grahamb@ohiodominican.edu.

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Zhane Cervantes discusses why she chose Ohio Dominican for her Bachelor of Science in biology.