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Majors: Biology, Conservation Biology
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
Total credit hours: N/A
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
A student majoring in biology or conservation biology will receive a broad background in various areas of biology and will understand and use biological principles and methods. The relevance of biology to other disciplines is emphasized. The program promotes participation in laboratory and field studies. Students are prepared upon graduation to enter graduate school, professional school or careers in biologically-related areas.
The requirements for the biology major are structured so that students take at least one course in each of several areas of biology and related sciences.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2020-2021) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to biology and conservation biology majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A biology and conservation biology major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Thiel College alumni have gone on to become pharmacy technicians, veterinary technicians, laboratory technicians and much more! Here are just a few post-graduation opportunities available to biology and conservation biology majors:
*Job and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Study.com.