Biological Science

Biological Science major at Pitt-Greensburg

56 credits
Bachelor of Science

Preparation for careers in today's scientific world.

The ultimate goal of the Biology Program at Pitt-Greensburg is to equip our students with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills that will promote their success in graduate school, professional schools, and careers in science and technology.

Additionally, the Biology Program will prepare undergraduate students who seek careers in medicine and health-related professions.

All Biological Science majors are required to carry out a Capstone Senior Research Project.  Topics of research are not isolated to the field of Biology; students that minor in Chemistry may opt to perform research in the field of Biochemistry as well. 

Students pursuing a biological sciences degree sometimes chose to also pursue a minor.   A few of the minors that biological majors chose to pursue are chemistry and psychology.

SLC Scholarship Program

Pitt-Greensburg has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to increase the retention and graduation rates of students in Biology or Chemistry. Through the Science Learning Community (SLC) program, scholarships of up to $10,000 per year for a period of up to four years are available to eligible academically talented students from high schools serving Fayette and Washington Counties and rural areas of Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania. More information >>