The Department of Biology at Elizabethtown College offers three degrees. Each degree offers other specialized programs within the degree. Please visit each degree area and explore the section that pertains to your area of interest.
Choose from four concentrations to target your career aspirations:
This exciting major is at the forefront of biomedical research, genetic engineering and social ethics. The biotechnology major at Elizabethtown College has been specifically designed for students wishing to continue either on to graduate school or pursue a career as a research associate. This program represents ideas gathered from over 100 hospitals, graduate institutions, academic research facilities, and large and small biotech companies. Combining all of this information with the latest in teaching methodology and research, the biotechnology major offers students the cutting edge of scientific research and theory. The problem-based learning methodology allows for student research in the classroom laboratory, during independent research projects, and in established internships.
Environmental Science - (B.S.)
In this program, you will learn the "hard science" necessary to solve environmental problems and also develop the skills to interpret those problems in terms of the larger social, political and economic issues. The curriculum prepares you for entry-level positions with environmental firms, industry or government agencies that require knowledge of environmental principles and methodology, as well as for entry into graduate environmental programs. In addition to providing students with a solid grounding in basic principles, the curriculum also exposes them to the application of those principles through research and/or internships.