Biology Degree

Biology Degree Programs

In the recent years, biology has been modernized with the development of new and sophisticated techniques in molecular and cellular biology, genomics, and bioinformatics. These techniques are utilized today in various areas of research, from genetics and differentiation to biomedicine, field studies, and animal behavior. Our department’s program of study and research reflect this modern view of biology.

Students are exposed to modern concepts, and current methods of experimentation in molecular biology, genomics, and field biology within introductory courses taken at the outset of their studies. Motivated students have the opportunity to choose advanced courses, which are given in the specialized areas of faculty research.

Medical School Preparation and Career Success

The Biology program at UB provides an outstanding preparation for careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, naturopathic medicine, chiropractic, allied health professions and related fields, in research and academia.  Graduates of UB’s biology department have a remarkable record of success in acceptance into graduate and professional schools (medical), and in establishing notable careers in the biomedical sciences.

The University of Bridgeport, in consultation with the leadership of the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, has developed a pre-pharmacy curriculum that meets the requirements for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) Program offered by the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy. This pre-pharmacy curriculum may be completed under the auspices of either the Biology or Health Sciences program.

The Biology program offers curricula leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Francis Bacon said that “knowledge is power,” and nowhere is that more evident than in the development of biology-related disciplines and technologies.

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Jan
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Undergraduate Open House: Design, Music, and Fashion Merchandising @ Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Visit us and learn how the University of Bridgeport cultivates excellence in music, design and fashion merchandising. Tour our iconic arts center and meet the students and faculty whose creative energies drive our programs forward!

Activities will include:

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  • Program overviews
Feb
6
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M.S. in Biology Graduate Information Session @ Discovery Pavilion - 1st floor of the Wahlstrom Library
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Discover our new and growing community of learners dedicated to becoming experts in the field of biology!

  • Meet with an admissions representative to learn about our curriculum, teaching assistantships, and application requirements
  • Bring unofficial transcripts for evaluation and review
  • Discuss internships, resume writing, and interview tips with the Center for Career Development

Sessions begins at 4:30 p.m. Please arrive promptly!

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Feb
7
Tue
UB Faculty Music Recital @ Littlefield Recital Hall
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come in from the cold and enjoy the warm sounds of Lisa Arkis on flute and Andrew Gordon on piano.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2016–2017 Performance Season!

Feb
9
Thu
M.S. Counseling Information Session @ Bates Hall
Feb 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Discover our community of learners dedicated to becoming experts in their chosen fields of clinical mental health or college student personnel!

Meet with a current student and admissions representative to learn about our curriculum, graduate assistantships, and application requirements.

We encourage students to bring resumes or unofficial transcripts for evaluation and review.  The Center for Career Development will also be in attendance to discuss internships, resume writing, and interview tips.

Session begins at 4:30 p.m. Please arrive promptly!

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Mar
16
Thu
Graduate Information Session – Waterbury @ Waterbury Center
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

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  • Engineering
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

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