Your Future in Biology

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The Lipscomb University Biology Department provides instruction, laboratory and field experiences, and independent research opportunities to transform today's college student into tomorrow's working professional. Diverse teaching methods and modern equipment enhance your educational experience. We prepare students for careers in research, medicine, education, and conservation.

Your selection of a biology major will begin your path to your chosen career. The Biology Department has designed three majors to assist you with appropriate learning and training.

Biology Major
The Biology Major prepares students to seek employment immediately upon graduation as research assistants, medical assistants, and sales representatives for biological, medical, and pharmaceutical companies or to pursue advanced degrees in biology and related fields such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, nursing, and veterinary medicine. Clicking here will take you to the Lipscomb University online catalog. Use your browser's "Back" button to return to this site.

Biology Teaching Major
The Biology Teaching Major prepares students to teach biology and other science classes at the high school and middle school levels. Completion of the curriculum leads to Tennessee licensure. Students may choose to pursue graduate work in order to teach at colleges, universities, and medical schools.

Course Descriptions
For a detailed description of each course offered by the Biology Department, click here. Clicking will take you to the Lipscomb University online catalog. Use your browser's "Back" button to return to this site.

Admissions and Financial Information
For information about applying for admission, including online application, click here. Clicking will take you to the Lipscomb University website. Use your browser's "Back" button to return to this site.

Lipscomb University Online Catalog - Department of Biology
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For additional information about the biology curricula, contact:

Dr. Kent Gallaher,
Professor and Chair