Biology at SC State
Biological Sciences offers courses designed to contribute to the understanding and appreciation of fundamental knowledge in the sciences. It also prepares students for teaching, professional careers, and the pre-professional studies of medicine, dentistry and other fields requiring a scientific background.
- To understand the fundamental importance of science in daily life through basic, general course offerings; To develop an appreciation for the natural sciences and scientific endeavors; To develop scientific attitudes and skills in evaluation and problem solving as a basis for pursuing knowledge; To pursue research opportunities in the natural sciences; To obtain basic, quality training necessary for entering medical and allied health careers; and To obtain training necessary to become professional scientists, science teachers, or to pursue advanced graduate work.
All students are required to earn a grade of at least C in each of their major courses.