Biology B.S. vs B.A.
The Biology B.S ( Bachelors of Science) and the Biology B.A ( Bachelors of Arts) are the two main major options within the biology department.
The Biology B.A. provides an option for students interested in careers that build on foundational knowledge in the life sciences, but who also have strong interests in areas such as the fine arts, humanities, or social sciences. The B.S. program is most appropriate for students interested in graduate studies in the biological sciences or technical positions in industry, including biotechnology, government agencies, and research institutes. Both programs provide excellent preparation for professional careers in the health sciences.
Please see the information below that describes the differences between the Biology B.S. and Biology B.A.