As a biology major at Thomas More, students will develop the analytical skills needed to succeed in diverse and rapidly changing fields of science. A broad, scientific training will be based on a foundation of core courses, which lead to options in selecting upper-level biology courses of one’s own specialization. Students will learn to be strong critical thinkers, be involved in diverse and hands-on laboratory settings, and have opportunities to use their degree in vast ways.
As one of the three largest undergraduate programs at Thomas More, students will simultaneously experience the atmosphere and accessibility of a small campus, while benefiting from a vibrant peer and faculty community of biologists that are able to provide unique opportunities to students.
Why study Biology at Thomas More?
Diverse and Specialized Curriculum taught by Expert Faculty. Core foundational courses are complemented by specialized upper-level offerings (e.g., Animal Behavior, Aquatic Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics). Study abroad opportunities taught by professors exist in New Zealand and Scotland.
Active Student Organizations — With a large population of students in the department, Thomas More’s biology majors are very active in clubs including, Biological Honors Society, Biology Club, Blue & Green Club, Pre-Health Professionals Society, Marine Biology Club, and more.
Early Assurance Program at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Students completing their sophomore year will be eligible for early conditional acceptance into the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus upon graduation from Thomas More.
Successful Alumni. From health care (e.g., physicians, pharmacists, physical therapists), to research (e.g., biomedical, microbiology) and education, to the environmental and public service fields (e.g., Peace Corps, aquatic biologists), Thomas More biology alumni are making important contributions in diverse careers around the world.