Biology majors are inquisitive. They want to know how and why things work and like to analyze how things are interrelated. This student will likely enjoy conducting experiments or reading about how things work. This student is capable of working independently and has good written and verbal communication skills. A strong interest in the sciences and mathematics is important.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Biology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Biology may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: