USF’s Biology program is both comprehensive and personalized. As a Biology major, you’ll develop strong foundational knowledge in a supportive and personalized learning environment.
Our expansive curriculum will prepare you to explore various specialties and career options — in medicine, environmental science, or laboratory work. You can develop real-world skills through research, service, and internships.
You’ll be taught and inspired by faculty who are experts in the field. Your Biology professors are all research scientists with backgrounds in cellular biology, environmental science, aquatic ecology, human anatomy and physiology, mammalian anatomy and physiology, marine biology, microbiology, and zoo work.
Your professors will know, support, and guide you.
In the past two years, 100% of USF Biology majors who applied to medical school have been accepted.
Our graduates go on to a variety of careers. They work as physicians, dentists, veterinarians, physician assistants, wildlife biologists, educators, laboratory managers, conservation biologists, and more.
I think my USF education was a large reason why I was able to graduate medical school as a
member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
Chelsey Caldwell ’11, M.D.
Participate in the Eco Club, a student organization that focuses on environmental issues on campus and in the local community. You’ll be part of a close-knit group of students who organize education and awareness activities like Earth Day, or build brush piles for wildlife, or work in our campus greenhouse.
Biology (and other science) majors attend weekly Science Seminars where they connect with and learn from area professionals.
Staring your first semester, you’ll learn in our state-of-the-art science building, with its new and updated labs.
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