Bachelor of Science

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science student in lab at IUPUIThis major places an emphasis on science and mathematics courses. This major is designed to prepare students for graduate study and for jobs in industry, as well as for medical and dental schools.

The Biology Bachelor of Science 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 that involves laboratory research or scholarly activity.


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