- Plant biology
- Developmental biology
- Reproductive biology
- Environmental biology
- Marine biology
- Molecular biology
Syracuse drew out so many of my passions and gave me outlets, creative spaces, programs and other opportunities to express them. It has led me down pathways I never expected.—Ryan Patel '19, Biology, Public Health
About the College of Arts and Sciences
The founding college of Syracuse University remains at the center of undergraduate learning. The College is divided into the natural sciences and mathematics, the humanities, and the social sciences, with the lattermost offered in partnership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
CoursesCore coursework covers biology, genetics, and ecology. Sample courses include:
- Biology of Cancer
- Advanced Neuroscience
- Animal Communication
- Conservation Biology
- Evolutionary Medicine
Practical ExperienceExtensive biological field and extracurricular opportunities will enable you to earn hands-on experience in the industry.
- Gain research experience by working in the labs of biology faculty.
- Participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Conference.
- Get involved with TriBeta, the undergraduate student-run life sciences interest group.
Study AbroadBroaden your perspective and enhance your resume with a study abroad experience during your college years. Consistently ranked among the top 25 international education providers in the U.S., Syracuse Abroad has more than 100 programs in 60 countries.
Life after Syracuse UniversityWith a degree in biology, you can explore such careers as:
- Medical doctor
- Environmental scientist
- Clinical researcher
- Marine biologist
- Biology teacher