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[vc_row][vc_column width= »3/4″][stm_title title_tag= »div » title_color= »custom » page_title_enable= »true » title_color_custom= »#000000″ title_font_size= »36px » title_line_height= »54px » title_margin_b= »21px »][/stm_title][stm_title title_tag= »div » title_color= »custom » title= »Biology is a diverse and exciting field. Both as preparation for specific professional careers and as the focus of a general liberal arts curriculum, a major in Biology is an excellent choice for many Smart students. » title_color_custom= »#000000″ title_font_size= »20px » title_line_height= »36px » title_margin_b= »27px »][/stm_title][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1473836723118{margin-bottom: 50px !important;} »]The Biology major can serve as a stepping-stone for a wide variety of career opportunities, such as medical, dental, or veterinary school, or for a graduate program in the biological and applied sciences. It can also serve as a valuable and satisfying focus of a liberal arts education for those not planning careers in science-related fields. Throughout these pages, students will find information from courses, how to declare the major and complete requirements to resources on campus for career services, advising, and research opportunities:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width= »1/3″][stm_single_image img_responsive_enable= »true » img_id= »2973″ img_size= »510×310″][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1474262900442{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 12px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;} »]

Advising

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How to Declare

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The Major

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1569242138591{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 27px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;} »]There are 3 ways to complete the Biology major. See which one is right for you.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width= »1/3″][stm_single_image img_responsive_enable= »true » img_id= »2973″ img_size= »510×310″][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1474262921074{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 12px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;} »]

Honors Program

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Research

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The Minor

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1569242161072{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 27px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;} »]For students with an interest in the field but not enough time to complete the major, a minor.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width= »1/3″][stm_single_image img_responsive_enable= »true » img_id= »2973″ img_size= »510×310″][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1474262940815{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 12px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;} »]

The Senior Reflection

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1569242170976{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 27px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;} »]Students are invited to undertake a year-long capstone experience in lieu.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width= »1/3″][stm_single_image img_responsive_enable= »true » img_id= »2973″ img_size= »510×310″][vc_column_text css= ».vc_custom_1474262947969{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 21px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 12px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;} »]

Studying away from Smart

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Transfer Credit

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Forms

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