Bachelor of Arts
Environmental Biology at Greenville University
Study how plants and animals interact within their species and as part of a larger ecosystem. Learn how humans affect the environment as you gain a strong foundation in biology, chemistry, and mathematics. Prepare for an environmental career or graduate study in a number of related fields with our environmental biology major. Possible career paths with an environmental biology degree include environmental consultant, field biologist, conservation, public policy, education, or opportunities related to natural resources and renewable energy.
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GU in a View
Nursing. We have connections with St. John’s School of Nursing, Saint Louis University School of Nursing, and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIU-E) School of Nursing. Biology majors may also complete an accelerated three-year bachelor’s degree program in biology followed by an accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing from SIUE. Obtain both degrees in four and a half years. Learn more about GU’s nursing partnerships here.
Connections. We have articulation agreements with Logan School of Chiropractic Medicine and A.T. Still University/ Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, both in Missouri, and AUA School of Medicine in Antigua.
Unique coursework. Students from GU can participate in intensive field-based courses in Biology with the Au Sable Institute in one of four campuses: Northern Michigan, Pacific Rim, Costa Rica, and India. Courses include Animal Ecology, Aquatic Biology, Marine Mammals, Alpine Ecology, and 19 others.
Personalized attention. Experience personal growth and plan your career under the guidance of faculty who know your name and cheer your success. GU’s low 11:1 student/faculty ratio and community atmosphere allow professors to invest in their students.
Faith-based. Learn to incorporate your faith into both your studies and your career.
Deepen your education. We’re a liberal arts school. That means you get a holistic education that introduces you to many subjects and ideas, helping you grow your interests and skills.
Environmental Biology, BA Course Requirements
Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.
The environmental biology major requires the completion of 59 credits and lead to a bachelor of science degree.