Did you know that the largest organism in the world is a set of aspen trees in Utah that share the same root system? Or at least it could be. Depending on how you define what constitutes a single living system, the Great Barrier Reef might be the largest, or it could be a 2,200-acre fungus in Oregon. And that doesn’t even ask the question of how you even define life itself. Is a virus alive – and does that have any bearing on how we might stop it from spreading?
As a biology major, you’ll delve into many subjects like the ones above and other exciting areas, whether you see yourself in a laboratory, in a school, as a medical doctor or out in nature – taking samples of that fungus or working to preserve the forest firsthand. If you are looking for a biology program that will prepare you for a career in several areas of biology, learn more about Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa.
Students in Buena Vista University’s Bachelor of Science in Biology program study several important areas, including:
It’s time to join other biology majors in Iowa and beyond who chose our school as the key to their education. Whether you want to be a pre-med student or pursue a career with your bachelor’s degree, we can help plan for your success. We boast of a 90 percent acceptance rate to medical and other pre-health professional schools such as dentistry, veterinary medicine and physical therapy.