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The term biology refers to the study of all living things. Biological sciences, or life sciences, encompasses a broad range of subjects, from molecular biology to ecology, biochemistry, biophysics, genetics and physiology. Biology has also assisted in the development of techniques in emerging fields such as biotechnology, biomedical sciences, and neuroscience. The Biological Sciences program at Brock is designed to provide you with a broad base in modern biological thought, and prepare you for further studies or careers in the biological sciences and related fields.
What are my study options?
Why study Biological Sciences at Brock?
|Agronomist||Environmental Analyst||Medical Record Technician||Plant Geneticist|
|Biochemist||Fisheries Biologist||Medical Social Worker||Professor|
|Biologist||Flavour Chemist||Medical Technician||Public Health Asst.|
|Biophysicist||Food & Drug Inspector||Microbiologist||Quality Control|
|Biotechnologist||Genetic Counsellor||Natural Resources Manager||School Teacher|
|Crop Physiologist||Hospital Administrator||Park Ranger||Scientific Reporter|
|Cytotechnologist||Industrial Hygienist||Patent Specialist||Technical Writer|
|Development Asst.||Lawyer||Pest Control Inspector||Veterinarian|
|Ecologist||Lobbyist||Pharmaceutical Sales||Wildlife Biologist|
|Education Specialist||Marine Biologist||Pharmacologist||Zoo Assistant|
|Embryologist||Medical Equipment Sales||Physician||Zoologist|
|Entomologist||Medical Illustrator||Physician Assistant|
While most biology graduates work in a related occupation and eventually obtain an advanced degree, others choose another direction. Many careers do not require a specific major but rather a wide range of demonstrated skills and accomplishments. Regardless of your career choices, increase your marketability to employers through research assistantships, volunteer work in research labs, responsible work experience, good grades, and involvement in university activities .