Biology Major

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Program Description

The Biology major at LMU encourages students to develop keen critical and analytical thinking skills and oral and written skills while a providing a strong background in the discipline's core areas and gaining laboratory and field experience. Biology majors are well prepared for a career in the health professions (medicine, dentistry, etc.) as well as careers that span the biological sciences, including environmental biology, organismal biology, microbiology, physiology, molecular and cell biology and plant biology. Additionally, the biology major prepares students for graduate programs in the biological and biomedical sciences. LMU's unique Los Angeles location allows for field studies in a diverse range of ecological habitats, including deserts, mountains, forests, offshore islands, wetlands and beaches.

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Founded in 1911, LMU is a top-ranked university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. We are committed to fostering a diverse academic community rich in opportunity for intellectual engagemen ... Read More

Founded in 1911, LMU is a top-ranked university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. We are committed to fostering a diverse academic community rich in opportunity for intellectual engagement and real-world experience. We enroll an academically ambitious, multicultural, and socioeconomically diverse student body. We recruit, retain and support a diverse faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and creativity. Our three campuses are rooted in the heart of Los Angeles, a global capital for arts and entertainment, innovation and technology, business and entrepreneurship. Read less