George Fox University’s biology major prepares you for a wide range of careers – in fields including the health sciences, research, teaching, industry, governmental agencies and environment consulting.
As a biology major at George Fox, you will be trained in the theoretical fundamentals and the practical skills of the biological and chemical sciences. And, in addition to classroom work, you will gain practical training through field research trips, our project-based laboratories, and research internships. You'll also study in a Christian college environment that recognizes God as Creator.
Choose from four concentrations:
Students may take a general biology concentration that spans a wide breadth of the biology field. Field studies courses in ecology, ornithology, systemic botany and invertebrate zoology and cell/molectular courses in neuroscience, genetics, and microbiology are among the options to choose from as you customize your course of study.
Students have the option of a cell and molecular biology concentration that offers electives specific to the field, including Advanced Physiology, Neuroscience, Advanced Human Anatomy, Plant Physiology, Ecology, Ornithology and Systematic Botany.
An emphasis in whole-animal biology and medicine
Students have the option of an ecology and field biology concentration that offers electives specific to the field, including Systematic Botany, Ornithology, Invertebrate Zoology, Advanced Physiology and Plant Physiology.
For more information about these concentrations, visit the biology program information page.
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