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Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences Marine Biology Major

Type
Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)
Language

English

Duration 8 semesters
Cost For information visit: https://www.ohio.edu/admissions/tuition

Biological Sciences provides this program for undergraduate majors who are interested in careers studying marine and freshwater organisms and their environments. Students focusing on terrestrial environments should consider the wildlife and conservation biology track.

Courses meet the requirements for admission to graduate programs in marine biology, zoology, ecology, and conservation biology. The program also provides the necessary background for jobs with state and federal agencies (i.e., USDA or EPA) charged with environmental protection, research and monitoring, and information collection. Tier II social science electives can be chosen to meet the requirements of the Environmental Studies Certificate. For federal job and employment information.

Structural components
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

Application procedure

Admissions Information

Freshman/First Year Admission: Freshmen who would like to declare any Biology major must have a minimum Math ACT subscore of 20, equivalent Math SAT subscore (490 on tests taken prior to March 2016 or 520 on tests taken March 2016 or later), or a minimum Ohio University math placement score of PL1 to enter these programs. Students who do not meet this criterion may still earn admission to Ohio University but will not be able to enter any of the Biological Sciences majors directly. After admission to Ohio University, students may transfer into a Biological Sciences major if they have earned a grade of "C" or better in both BIOS 1700 and BIOS 1705 and have a minimum accumulative GPA of 2.5 at Ohio University.

Change of Program Policy: Current Ohio University students who would like to declare one of the Biology majors must have a minimum Math ACT subscore of 20; equivalent Math SAT subscore (490 on tests taken prior to March 2016 or 520 on tests taken March 2016 or later); a minimum Ohio University math placement score of PL1; or a grade of "C" or better in equivalent courses to both BIOS 1700 and BIOS 1705 with a minimum accumulative Ohio University GPA of 2.5.

External Transfer Admission: Transfer students who would like to declare one of the Biology majors must have a minimum Math ACT subscore of 20; equivalent Math SAT subscore (490 on tests taken prior to March 2016 or 520 on tests taken March 2016 or later); a minimum Ohio University math placement score of PL1; or a grade of "C" or better in the equivalent courses to both BIOS 1700 and BIOS 1705 with a minimum accumulative GPA of 2.5 from their previous institution.

Grant opportunities

At OHIO, we understand that higher education is an investment in your future, and we're committed to transparency, predictability, and investing in students like you through financial aid and scholarships. OHIO's average freshman total gift aid in 2018 was $6,399. In 2018, over 95 percent of freshmen received financial aid, and 89 percent of all OHIO students received financial assistance such as grants, loans, scholarships, and/or Federal Work-Study.

Ohio University provides all federal Title IV need-based financial aid programs; all Ohio aid programs; and a variety of grants, loans and scholarships. Need-based financial assistance is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Select a link below to learn more about types of aid offered to incoming students:

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