Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology - Evolutionary Biology Concentration Program By Duke University |Top Universities

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology - Evolutionary Biology Concentration

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology - Evolutionary Biology Concentration

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  • Study Level Bachelors
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in biology is the degree recommended for students contemplating a career in biological or biomedical sciences. The B.S. degree requires either Calculus II or statistics, organic chemistry, and physics corequisites. Two semesters of introductory biology and eight upper-level courses are required. The upper-level courses include courses in specific areas, as well as elective courses in biology and related biological sciences. All organisms on earth seem to share a common ancestry, and to some extent their evolution has been governed by a common set of principles. Thus evolutionary biology is both central and unifying for all of biology. The evolutionary biology area of concentration provides the basic core knowledge for beginning graduate studies in evolutionary ecology, evolutionary developmental biology, evolution of behavior, evolutionary psychology, systematics, paleobiology, molecular evolution, evolutionary genetics, philosophy of biology, and both micro- and macroevolutionary studies generally. Duke University has a diverse and internationally acclaimed faculty of evolutionary biologists, offering a wide range of courses, independent studies, and research opportunities. Students fulfilling the requirements of the Concentration in Evolutionary Biology will receive a note on their official transcripts.