Bachelor of Science


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.


ODU student in a science lab.

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

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The ODU Experience

Panther Perspective

Ohio Dominican University Biology major Braxton Downs shares why she chose to attend ODU and how her experience is leaving a lasting impact on her life.

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Have Questions? Contact Us!

For program questions, contact:

Anne Witzky, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Sansbury Hall, Room 214
(614) 251-4571

For admission questions, contact:

Undergraduate Admission

Griffin Student Center, 203
(614) 251-4500
(800) 955-OHIO (955-6446)