- Major Courses and General Education Courses
- Admission and Transfer Requirements
- Graduation Requirements
Why Choose Biology?
The B.S. Biology programs provides a quality bachelor's degree in biology. Ferris is a recognized leader in vocational education, and students take 36 or more credit hours in biology courses plus eight or more semester credit hours in biology-related courses. The B.S. Biology program is individually designed, matching the abilities of each student with his/her academic interests. The B.S. Biology program at Ferris is flexible, allowing students of differing abilities and interests to choose a program of study that best fits them. The program also incorporates applied courses from the Ferris College of Health Professions and College of Pharmacy, creating a unique bachelor's degree in biology.
Graduates of the B.S. Biology program are in high demand in the science and technology industry and may enter highly competitive professional programs. Students wishing to complete a health professions science degree program can work toward a bachelors degree in applied biology to increase their knowledge of basic science and increase their chances for employment advancement. Students may also choose to use this degree as a prerequisite for advanced study, such as medicine, dentistry or Optometry. Students may also choose to use their bachelor's degree to pursue advanced degrees in the biological sciences. Because admission to advanced programs is competitive, academic excellence as an undergraduate is important.
PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR: Jenice Winowiecki
EMAIL: [email protected]
Department of Biological Sciences
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive/ASC 2004
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Biology Major - Minimum 121 Credits
Anatomy and Physiology
300 level or higher (consult advisor)
Supporting Sciences - 24-37 Credits
MATH 120 or higher