Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology Lincoln Memorial University
The biology program at LMU is a comprehensive four-year program in which students take a broad variety of life science an science courses.
The Biology Pre-Med concentration is one of the most popular degree study programs at this University as graduates who excel are guaranteed an interview with LMU's DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and the opportunity to gain entry to a U.S. Medical School. The program offers two tracts: 1) pre-professional for those students considering medical school, pharmacy, veterinary science, etc. and 2) ecology for those students considering careers in conservation. Internships are available for those interested in conservation. Students in the undergraduate program complete a research project in their junior and senior years under the supervision of a science faculty member.
In addition, Lincoln Memorial University has been ranked as the safest college campus. Please see the following-
Four Year Plans
- Biology Pre-Medical
- Biology Education Track
The curriculum includes courses in molecular genetics, integrated vertebrate anatomy and physiology, microbiology, ecology, biochemistry, and molecular cell biology.
A minor in biology is offered. Many biology majors minor in chemistry.
The minor is designed to augment the education of a student pursuing a major in another discipline. Often this additional focus provides an extra edge in pursuit of a position in business or entry into law school.
Required coursework (each course includes a lab)
|BIOL 111, 112||General Biology I, II|
|BIOL 315||Molecular Genetics|
|BIOL 321||Botany, Fundamental|
|Jr-Sr Level Biology Elective 4||**|
Interns have been placed with Tennessee Valley Authority, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and Tennessee state parks.
Many biology graduates have gained employment with conservation agencies, several graduates now serve as medical doctors and others as veterinarians.
Students have recently been accepted at the University of Tennessee, East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Austin Peay State University, Central Michigan, and DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.
- Pre-Medical Club
- LMU student chapter of The Wildlife Society