Bachelor of Arts

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Biology student at IUPUIThis major integrates science with the arts and humanities. It is designed to prepare students for careers in other fields such as business, dentistry, environmental science and policy, law, medicine or other allied health fields.

The Biology Bachelor of Arts degree is a four year program consisting of 120 credit hours* and is awarded by Purdue University.

Requirements & Course of Study

Requirements vary depending on a student's date of enrollment.  Details of all undergraduate degree requirements can be found in the IUPUI bulletin.

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Capstone experience

Students apply what they’ve learned in a capstone experience, which is an independent, creative effort by the student that is integrative and builds on the student’s previous work in the major; it may include research projects, independent study and projects, a practicum, a seminar, and/or a field experience.


An exciting feature of the biology program, students may choose from an array of biology research options. Learn more about our unprecedented undergraduate research opportunities.

*124 credits is required for students admitted prior to Fall 2014