Bachelor’s Degrees in Biological and Physical Science

Meet Our Biological and Physical Sciences Faculty

Averett University offers a range of majors in Biological and Physical Science, any of which can form the foundation of a career in the life sciences. Whether your interest includes environmental conservation or medical research, our Biological Science degree program has a major that should interest you. Graduates of our program can prepare for careers in:

  • Clinical or scientific research
  • Elementary or secondary education
  • Medicine
  • Environmental science
  • Health care technology

Additionally, Averett has an articulation agreement with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) that enables successful graduates of our programs who earn a 3.0 GPA while at Averett to gain automatic acceptance into the Master’s in Clinical Laboratory Science at VCU.

Concentration Areas – Biological and Physical Science

Averett offers six concentration areas in the Biological Sciences that combine theoretical knowledge with practical laboratory, clinical, or professional teaching skills:

  • Biomedical Sciences – Focuses on Biology, with additional courses in Chemistry and Physics;
  • Environmental Studies – Focuses on Biology, with additional courses in Chemistry;
  • Biology/Chemistry – Places equal emphasis on Biology and Chemistry, with additional courses in Physics and Mathematics;
  • Medical Technology – Combines Biology and Chemistry with a clinical year at Augusta Health in Fishersville, Virginia;
  • Radiologic Technology – Two-year Bachelor’s completion program for current licensed radiology technicians that includes Statistics, Biology, and Zoology;
  • Biology with Teaching Licensure (Grades 6-12) – Provides an overview of Botany, Zoology, Human Anatomy, and Biochemistry, along with professional education courses and teaching practicum.

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For more information about Averett University and our programs, contact us or apply now and get started on your career today!