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Biological Sciences Degree Overview


Biological Sciences Degrees & Majors

Complete Degree at Stark

  Bachelor of Arts in Biology



The B.A. in biology is ideal for students who desire a career in biological science, but also want the flexibility to study in one or more other fields. This degree will give students a strong foundation in biology as they develop skill sets in other areas, opening career opportunities to a variety of fields, including business, journalism, law, political science and government service, to name a few. It also prepares graduates to expand their education toward traditional biological vocations in medicine or post-secondary teaching and research.

Biology majors at Kent State Stark learn and practice a variety of techniques in up-to-date laboratories, under the direction of faculty scholars and a full-time laboratory coordinator. Those focused on field biology have access to an expanded classroom that includes the ecological system of the campus pond where they utilize an extensive array of tools for collecting and identifying aquatic and terrestrial specimens. 

For students interested in microbiology, genetics and cell biology, Kent State Stark’s facilities are well-equipped with precise instrumentation to study animal cell and bacterial cultures, perform advanced microscopic imaging and apply techniques for the purification, amplification and analysis of nucleic acids and proteins.



Bachelor of Science in Biology

Students can complete 2-3 years of coursework at Kent State Stark before transitioning to the Kent Campus to complete their degree.
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Organismal Biology
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Osteopathy/Pre-Dentistry


Bachelor of Science

Students can complete 2-3 years of coursework at Kent State Stark before transitioning to the Kent Campus to complete their degree.