2024-2025 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Biology (BS)

Loyola's Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology degree program is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in the biological sciences or a range of healthcare fields. The curriculum includes foundational lecture and laboratory courses in the areas of cell biology, genetics, and ecology. Students can then pursue their individual interests in biology through the diverse electives offered each term. Biology majors also have a myriad of undergraduate student research opportunities on campus. In addition, students have the opportunity to secure internships at hospitals, medical equipment companies, zoos, biotech companies, and other employers.

Many graduates of the biology program pursue advanced degrees in the biological or biomedical fields. For example, Loyola students who work with the Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee (PHPAC) have a high acceptance rate into health professional schools. This also attests to the caliber of Loyola's Biology program.