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Biology Department

Major: Biology

Minor: Biology and Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Program

Contact Information:
Rob Waltzer, Chair

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The study of biology at Belhaven University is a green and sustainable program and considers the ethical implications of its studies.

The Biology Department prepares each student for careers in science or medicine. The biology program has a proven record of acceptances to local and regional graduate schools such as Emory and Johns Hopkins.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology develop a broad background in biological science through class instruction, lab work, research and hands-on experience.

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The Biology Department also advises students for a number of programs in the health-related professions: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Pharmacy. These programs and the pre-requisite requirements are listed in the current catalogue on the Pre-Professional Programs page.