Biology | Mercy College


Program Information

The Bachelor of Science in Biology seeks to prepare graduates for various fields of medicine and graduate study. This degree program will present students with a strong, relevant, and current foundation in the basic sciences. Graduates will be prepared to go on to medical school, physician assistant programs, or other professional fields of medicine, as well as graduate school for work as a research scientist. Students completing this degree program would also be
eligible for immediate employment as a science lab technician in an academic setting or in industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Biology Program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding and application of scientific principles.
  2. Integrate critical thinking skills and the principles of the scientific method to examine and interpret biological questions.
  3. Demonstrate competency performing laboratory techniques.
  4. Be prepared to enter graduate schools or scientific fields.

Program Outcomes Data (PDF)