At a Glance
Areas of Study
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APU’s biology major equips students to explore God’s creation. The degree provides a solid foundation in a wide range of biology and chemistry topics. These then provide a framework for an emphasis in ecological, molecular, or organismal biology.
Students have the opportunity to conduct cutting edge research alongside faculty, allowing them to stand out among their peers when applying for graduate programs or professional research positions.
Throughout the program, students study ethical conduct in research, a Christian’s role in the scientific community, and the relationship of Christian faith to the natural world. Biology majors gain a deep understanding of the building blocks of life and leave APU ready to make a difference in the world.
APU also offers a science concentration for liberal studies majors.
Pathway from Education to Vocation
Download the Biology Major Brochure to learn more about APU’s pathway from education to vocation, including graduate school and career opportunities.
Is This Major Right for You?
You’re a biology major if you:
- Care about the environment and/or animals.
- Enjoy spending time in the great outdoors or behind a microscope.
- Are thorough, process oriented, and detail oriented.
- Enjoy doing research in field and lab settings.
- Want to help humankind overcome serious challenges.
- Love to discover how living systems work.
- Are good at thinking analytically.
Learn more about this major.