The Biology major at Mount Aloysius College prepares students to enter careers in biology or to pursue graduate or professional education with a foundation in the liberal arts. The goals of the program include:
familiarizing students with the process of science;
preparing students for biologically-based careers or for graduate/professional study through an organism-focused biology curriculum; and
engaging students in the quest for a life-long commitment to learning.
Completion of high school coursework in biology, chemistry, and algebra with a “C” or better.
A combined score of 900 on the Math and Critical Reading sections of the SAT or a 19 on the ACT. Any required Educational Enrichment courses per the results of SAT or ACT testing must be completed with a “C” or better prior to achieving sophomore status. Please refer to the Educational Enrichment section found elsewhere in this catalog.