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Do you want to take the fundamentals of biology that you learn in the classroom and through hands-on learning in laboratories and on field sites and apply them in the working world? Do you want to use that foundation to continue your education in a graduate or professional program to become a doctor, dentist, veterinarian or other health care professional?

The Biology program from the College of Science and Mathematics’ Department of Biological Sciences prepares students for a variety of career pathways.

A Biology degree from Augusta University offers an experience like no other — one that combines classroom knowledge with basic and applied research opportunities to create a pathway to success in the workplace or graduate school.

Biology is for you if you consider yourself:

Analytical and Strategic

Program Information

Biology Program

1201 Goss Lane
Augusta, GA 30912

Science & Mathematics Building

biology@augusta.edu

706-737-1539

What You'll Study

Coursework

In the Biology program, you’ll study the fundamentals of biology in the classroom and in the lab, with specialized opportunities to participate in research in areas including ecology, genetics, microbiology, plant physiology and aquatic biology.

Course List | Track Sheet

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

A diverse array of research projects offer exciting hands-on experiences that enhance resumes and develop valuable skills.

The Biology Club provides an opportunity for students interested in the biological sciences to exchange ideas and learn more about their field of interest in a fun, engaging environment.

A number of departmental awards recognize student success and celebrates academic achievement.

 

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

 

New Home

A new, state-of-the-art building with 22 teaching labs, a tutoring center and a top floor dedicated to research is located on the Health Sciences Campus, maximizing educational and research opportunities.

 

Learning Community

The College of Science and Mathematics’ living learning community helps incoming freshmen thrive during that critical first year of college by offering a supportive network of like-minded students and plenty of engagement opportunities.

 

Tutoring Center

A tutoring center specifically for science and math students is located on the Health Sciences Campus, with similar help also offered at the Academic Success Center on the Summerville Campus.

Your Future

Career Options

Graduates with a biology degree can pursue a diverse offering of careers in different scientifically-related fields or continue their education for careers in medical, dental medicine or other health care-related fields.

 

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A Calling Like No Other

Why Augusta?

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As Georgia’s only Health Sciences Center of Excellence, students have the chance to apply for the BS-MD or BS-DMD programs as well as follow pre-professional programs that prepare them for continuing their academic journey.
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An emphasis on research means graduates leave the program with the practical lab and field experience employers and graduate schools are looking for.
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A new building in the heart of the Health Sciences Campus puts Biology students in the middle of the university’s research enterprise, maximizing opportunities for internships and mentorships.

Science & Mathematics News

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Goss Lane reopened, drivers should beware increased student traffic

As of Nov. 1, Goss Lane has reopened for vehicle traffic in both directions.

Building

A vision for the future: Augusta University celebrates opening of new Science and Mathematics building

More than 100 guests gathered Sept. 30 on the Health Sciences Campus to celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Science and Mathematics building.

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Changes to traffic, pedestrian routes near Goss Lane to begin Aug. 20

Vehicle access to the Goss Lane parking deck via Wesley Gilbert Drive and Spellman Street will not be disturbed.

Classroom

Health Sciences Campus grows with addition of College of Science and Mathematics courses

The Health Sciences Campus will be hosting 132 additional classes to go along with the 144 classes already being offered.

An Education Like No Other

The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.