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Degree Program Description

Below is a summary-level description of the Biology (BS) program. Please note that a campus listed with a program is a campus where the program can be completed. Most baccalaureate programs and some associate programs can be initiated at other campuses before requiring a change of campus to one listed for completion of the degree.

Biology (BS)

A summary-level description of the Biology (BS) program at Penn State
Major Code: BIOUC_BS
Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program
Degree: Bachelor of Science (BS)
College: University College
Status: Active
Required Years: 4.0
Program Option:
  • Ecology (ECOL)
  • General Biology (GBIOL)
  • Genetics and Development Biology (GENET)
  • Vertebrate Physiology (VPHSO)
Completed at:
  • Beaver
  • Brandywine
  • Schuylkill
  • Scranton
  • York

Last Update: April 05‚ 2021


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