Programs of Study in Biology & Earth Science

Biology

Biology


B.A. or B.S. in Biology A major in biology provides a strong foundation and maximizes student choice to prepare you for your future. Two degrees offered to suit your needs: B.A. for students desiring a traditional liberal arts education or would like to double major in another discipline. Suggested Programs of Study (PDF) B.S. for students interested in pursuing an advanced degree or for students interested in applying to professional school (medical school, veterinary school, etc.). Suggested Programs of Study (PDF) 5 core courses in diverse…

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Biology & Earth Science (Minors)

Biology & Earth Science (Minors)


Biology & Earth Science Minors The Department of Biology and Earth Science has minors in biology and earth science and contributes courses to the interdisciplinary minor, sustainability studies.  A minor is a good way to broaden your academic experience and make you more marketable once you graduate from Otterbein. Note that a minor in biology requires specific courses (BIO 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020 and 2030) while the requirements for an earth science minor can be satisfied by completing 20 semester…

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Environmental Science

Environmental Science


B.A. or B.S. in Environmental Science A degree in environmental science prepares you for a diverse range of potential jobs. Otterbein graduates are employed by government agencies, private sector consultants, nonprofit organizations, the insurance and banking industries as well as in higher education. The Environmental Science major is designed to prepare students for work in a wide range environmental fields by providing a solid foundation in the natural sciences, expertise in physical environment, and the interdisciplinary scope needed by environmental…

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Zoo & Conservation Science

Zoo & Conservation Science


B.A. or B.S. in Zoo & Conservation Science In partnership with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Ohio Wildlife Center, and Reef Systems Coral Farm, the Otterbein University Department of Biology and Earth Science offers one of the top programs in the country where students can earn a B.A. or B.S. degree in Zoo and Conservation Science. Students also select from the Zoo Track or, new for the Fall 2018 term, an Aquarium Track which is the only program of its…

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Interdisciplinary Programs Related to Biology & Earth Science