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"IF WE COULD FIRST LEARN WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE GOING, WE WOULD BE BETTER ABLE TO JUDGE WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT."

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Bachelor of Biology (BS)

School of Science and Engineering
Atlantic International University

The Bachelor of Biology program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Bachelor of Biology curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.

Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)

Core Courses and Topics in Biology:

  • Bio Chemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Embryology
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Immunology
  • Gross Anatomy
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neuroscience
  • Histology
  • Evolution
  • Animal Behavior
  • Ecology
  • Botany
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Parasitology
  • Public and Preventive Health

Orientation Courses:

  • Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
  • Organization Theory (Portfolio)
  • Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
  • Academic Evaluation (Questionnaire)   
  • Fundament of Knowledge (Integration Chart)   
  • Fundamental Principles I  (Philosophy of Education)
  • Professional Evaluation (Self Evaluation Matrix)    
  • Development of Graduate Study (Guarantee of an Academic Degree) 

Research Project in Biology:

Bachelor Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Bachelor Thesis (5,000 words)
Publication: Each Bachelor of Biology graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.

Career Center Bachelor of Biology

Job Description Bachelors in Biology

Biological sciences, the study of living organisms and their relationship to the environment, provide a foundation for a variety of careers.  Some scientists conduct basic research to increase the knowledge of living organisms, while those in applied research use this knowledge to develop new medicines, increase crop yields and improve the environment.  Work is generally performed in a laboratory or outdoor field setting.  Other biological science graduates work in management or administration, planning programs for food and drug testing or managing a botanical garden.  Some work as consultants to business firms, sell chemicals or laboratory instruments, or write for technical publications.

Skills for Success

  • Enjoy and have aptitude for science and research
  • Able to think logically and analytically
  • Able to carry out detailed and accurate work
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible
  • Able to work as part of a tea

Employment Opportunities for Biology field

  • Agronomist
  • Biochemist
  • Biophysicist 
  • Biostatistician
  • Biotechnologist
  • Botanist
  • Crop Physiologist
  • Dentist
  • Ecologist
  • Embryologist
  • Entomologist
  • Environ. Health Educator
  • Environ. Impact Analyst
  • Fisheries Biologist
  • Flavor Chemist
  • Food & Drug Inspector
  • Forester
  • Geneticist
  • Horticulturist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Marine Biologist
  • Medical Doctor
  • Horticulturist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Marine Biologist
  • Medical Doctor
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Record Technician
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Medical Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Mycologist
  • Natural Resources Manager
  • Pathologist
  • Parasitologist
  • Patent Specialist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Pest Control Inspector
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Rep.
  • Plant Geneticist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Toxicologist
  • Zoologist

Resources for those with Bachelors in Biology field

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