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Programs

We provide each student with a broad background in the biological sciences, with the opportunity to study several areas of biological science in depth.

Majors

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/

Minors

Minor in Biology

A Minor in Biology is offered for students who wish to supplement their current major with significant preparation in Biology.

Requirements
Requirements for Neuroscience Minor

Neuroscience Minor

Neuroscience is one of the fastest growing interdisciplinary fields of study, combining biology, chemistry, computer science, psychology, physics, mathematics, and philosophy.

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Environmental Science Minor

Gain an understanding of how environmental issues affect and are affected by politics and economics. The environmental scientist will often work in a team with professionals from other backgrounds to study and solve environmental problems.

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What's Possible

Concentration in Computational Science

The Computational Science and Modeling (CSM) Laboratory at Hope College is an interdisciplinary facility designed to support student-learning by enabling the integration of computation in research and teaching throughout the natural sciences at Hope College.

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Unique programs

We believe that students learn best by doing biology so it is equally important that we provide new and interesting ways for you to do exactly that. The programs below are only available at Hope College, so you won't find these anywhere else.

Four Year Plan - Samples

There are many possible pathways to degrees and careers in the biological sciences; each individual student\'s ultimate pathway may be unique, individualized, and tailored to your own interests and passions.

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Meeting with Your Advisor

Before meeting with your advisor to discuss your schedule please take the time to fill out the following:

Class Planning

You may determine your status toward earning your biology degree at any time by accessing your KnowHope plus account and selecting "Degree Evaluation". It is a great idea to print this out before each meeting with your academic advisor.

What can I do with a Biology Degree?

Unique programs

We believe that students learn best by doing biology so it is equally important that we provide new and interesting ways for you to do exactly that. The programs below are only available at Hope College, so you won't find these anywhere else.

Unique Biology Programs