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Biology Bachelor of Science

Students in the Biology program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney learn how living organisms function, behave and interact, as well as how they develop, reproduce and evolve. Students at UNK will gain a solid foundation in biological and physical sciences and have opportunity to work one-on-one with professors who are specialized in various fields.

In this program, students major in Biology and choose either a second major or a minor. Often students pursuing this degree option select Chemistry or Physics as their second major or minor, but students may select any other major or minor offered at UNK.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH THIS DEGREE

  • Environmental scientist
  • Government inspector
  • Career in academia
  • Healthcare fields
  • Research scientist
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
Eric Ahrens

“My goal is to someday become a dentist and ultimately own my own practice. Biology has been a great major to help me prepare for dental school and learn about cells, diseases, genetics and the human body. The faculty are willing to go above and beyond to help students achieve their goals.”

Eric Ahrens

UNMC Dental School, Omaha, NE