Biology (B.S.)

As a biology student you’ll engage in abundant hands-on lab experiences using cutting-edge technology and resources.


Biology (B.S.) at USC Upstate

A degree in biology creates boundless opportunities. A degree in biology from USC Upstate takes those possibilities to even greater heights, thanks to a proven curriculum, exceptional industry partners and internships, and our setting in one of South Carolina’s most opportunity-rich regions.

A focus on hands-on lab coursework and meaningful research means heightened preparation for industry and graduate school.

As a biology major you’ll engage in abundant hands-on lab experiences—working on coursework and research—using the cutting-edge technology and resources of our Smith Science Building, as well as environmental and ecological areas in the region. You’ll find research opportunities at places such as Epcot, Savannah River Ecology Lab, and Gibbs Cancer Center, among others. And you’ll position yourself for any number of future professional paths, from research, teaching and conservation work to medical school and careers in veterinary medicine, pharmacy, dentistry and other health-related fields.