Programs of Study in Biology & Earth Science

B.A. or B.S. in 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 and a minor offered to suit your needs: B.A. for students desiring a traditional liberal arts education or would like to double major in another discipline. See our suggested program of study for the B.A. (PDF) for more information. B.S. for students interested in pursuing an advanced degree or for students interested in applying to professional school (medical school, veterinary school,…

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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. Biology and Earth Science minors are recommended for students who want to build, broaden or demonstrate science credentials on their academic transcript. Biology Minor Otterbein offers an exciting biology program that…

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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: Aquarium Track

Zoo & Conservations Science Program: Aquarium Track


Aquarium Science Program, Zoo and Conservation Science Major Otterbein’s Aquarium Science Program is the newest part of our innovative Zoo and Conservation Science Major. It is designed for students who love aquatic organisms and know that the effort to keep tanks thriving is well worth the reward. Aquarium students will get hands-on experience and develop skills in marine and freshwater biology, water quality, and aquatic life support.​ Their skills will also prepare them to work at animal care facilities such…

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B.A. or B.S. in Zoo & Conservation Science

Zoo & Conservation Science


Zoo Science Program, Zoo & Conservation Science Major 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 the Aquarium Track, the only one of its kind in the Midwest.​ Students in this unique,…

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Interdisciplinary Programs Related to Biology & Earth Science