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Biology is the science of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution. Students may take courses to prepare for a biology major, to fulfill general education requirements, and to meet prerequisites for related courses. Among its many courses, the Biology Department offers a certificate in Natural History. The Natural History lecture and field courses give students knowledge of the physical and biological components of selected ecosystems at local, regional and global levels.

Career options include health-care professions, biotechnology industry, medical research, wildlife conservation, marine sciences, and education and are ideal for anyone interested in natural history and for those seeking careers in field biology, ecology, and science teaching, including park and museum docents.

Biology Certificates
Certificate of Proficiency in Natural History I