The mission of the Department of Biological Sciences at Biola University is to provide an academically stimulating and challenging environment for intellectual and spiritual growth, preparing students to pursue careers as scientists, health care professionals, and teachers.
The following high school courses are recommended for students interested in the biological Sciences:
One year of Physics is desirable.
The Science Department suggests an SAT Math score of at least 500 (or the ACT equivalent) to pursue this major.
You will be required to take a Chemistry and/or Physics Placement exam.
Deficiencies can be fulfilled with permission from the Department of Biological Science.
For more information, check out this department's website:
One of the distinctives of the department of Biological Sciences is a clear sense of camaraderie and community with students and faculty fostered in small laboratory sections.
"Biological science gives you the opportunity to explore God's creation amidst its changes and progressions that enables you to grow more intellectually in knowing how profound our creator is."
- Sam Hammer, Freshman.
Graduates from the Biola Science Department have gone on to work for:
Biola graduates from the Biological Science major have gone on to study at the following graduate schools:
UCLA, UC San Diego, University of Southern California, Michigan State University, Tulane University, University of Chicago, University of Washington, University of Arizona, Washington State University, University of Texas