Biology & Society | The College of Arts & Sciences – The College of Arts & Sciences


The Biology & Society major is an interdisciplinary major that allows students to combine the study of the biological sciences with courses that explore the social and ethical aspects of modern biology. In addition to gaining a foundation in biology, students in the major acquire background in the social dimensions of modern biology and in the biological dimensions of contemporary social issues. The major is open to students in two colleges: Arts & Sciences and Agriculture and Life Sciences. The major is suitable for students seeking careers in law, medicine, public health, public policy, business, research and academia.
All information below is based on the 2014-2018 First-Destination Post-Graduate Survey. Lists are not exhaustive; rather, they are a sampling of the data. “Other” includes time off, travel, volunteer experiences, and/or preparing for graduate school. If you would like more information, please email
54%   Employed
25%   Attending Grad School
8%     Seeking Employment
12%     Other
64% of the Class of 2014-2018 Biology & Society graduates completed the survey. n = 118
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