Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Biology
Pathway to Medical School
Training for a medical profession at Cedarville University involves intentional preparation academically, personally, and spiritually. Preparation for medical school at Cedarville equips students to be competent as well as service-focused in the name of the Great Physician. Cedarville University has a strong history of preparing students for medical school.
Placement SuccessWe’re proud of our successful graduates! 100% of recent graduates from the Department of Science and Mathematics were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Science Lab Renovation
Professor Cindy Wingert and her class thank all those who have given to make the Cedarville University Gross Anatomy Lab a state of the art facility.
Biology and Life Science Program Options
If you’re interested in studying biology and life sciences at Cedarville, but you’re not sure which major is right for you, we’ve created a helpful resource that compares our four options to aid you in making a final decision.
Science and Math Preview Day
Experience the hands-on demonstrations and professor interactions that make Science and Math Preview Day at Cedarville informative and fun.
Dayton Children's is New Cedarville PartnerEmployees of Dayton Children’s Hospital are now eligible for a 15% discount off selected graduate programs.
Prayer Service for Racial UnityThe prayer service for racial unity will be August 18 at 10 a.m. around Cedar Lake and will be livestreamed on Cedarville’s Facebook page and at cedarville.edu/chapellive.
COVID-19: "Touchless" Welcome to Campus Still TouchingThe university welcomed approximately 900 first-time freshmen students to campus during Getting Started Weekend.
New Dining Facility, Including Chick-fil-A, Opening August 15The dedication of the new facility will take place at 2 p.m. on the Saturday of Getting Started Weekend.
Biology Program Curriculum
Building on your core liberal arts and Bible minor courses, you will take your core biology courses. This sequence is shared among our biology programs. This allows for some flexibility in program selection as well as preparing you for your upper-division elective courses. It is often these courses that will set you apart in terms of preparing to make that next step in your career path.
The B.A. in biology is offered with either a three-year or four-year completion plan. Most students take four years to complete the B.S. in biology major.This major is offered with a bachelor's-to-master's accelerated completion plan.
- Biological Research
- Human Structure and Function 1 and 2