Department of Biological Sciences

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology - Cellular/Molecular Emphasis

  • Focus on cellular and molecular biology, including biomedicine and neuroscience. The advanced math and chemistry courses found in standard pre-med training are not required in the B.A. biology program
  • For students interested in biology or science education or in careers as healthcare specialists, nutritionists, patent lawyers or regulatory affairs specialists

Degree Highlights:

  • The right start. UToledo’s bachelor’s degree programs in biology are designed so you can complete all graduate or professional school prerequisites while you earn your undergraduate degree in the typical four years.
  • Increase your odds of getting into med school.
    • UToledo’s pre-med concentration in the BS degree program prepares students for the MCAT and offers extensive pre-med advising. The medical school acceptance rate for UToledo biological sciences undergraduates with GPAs of 3.5 or higher is 75% over the past 10 years.
    • Biology majors accepted into UToledo’s Bacc2MD pathway program are guaranteed early interviews in UToledo’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences, provided they fulfill requirements.
  • State-of-the-art facilities. UToledo is one of the best public, research universities in Ohio and the country. Biology majors work in labs with the latest technology and equipment and also have access to UToledo’s Health Science Campus, home to the UT Medical Center.
  • Study abroad during your junior year in a yearlong exchange program with The University of Salford, Manchester, England. All courses transfer seamlessly.

Last Updated: 12/2/19