Build a Foundation in the Biological Sciences at Rosemont
The key to success as a biology major
is the opportunity to engage in exciting research. As a biology major at Rosemont
College, you will have the unparalleled opportunity to participate in research with
a faculty mentor and present your findings at professional meetings. We are proud
of the fact that for two consecutive years, our students have earned first prize at
the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium for Biological and Chemical Sciences.
It's just one of the reasons why 95% of our qualified students
who applied to medical or osteopathic school were accepted.
The biology department provides you with a foundation in the biological sciences through
the study of living organisms at the molecular, genetic, cellular, organismal, and
ecological level. Our graduates are prepared to undertake graduate study, professional
training in the medical sciences and allied health fields, teaching at the secondary
level, or employment in an industry concerned with the biological or environmental
Biology students here at Rosemont College will have the opportunity to choose between
three tracks of study:
Courses include a laboratory component in which students will learn the latest technologies
and methodologies that are currently used in a variety of fields.
An internship and on or off campus research is a required component to the major.
Students are able to complete a major or minor in biology.
Rosemont College has 3 affiliation agreements with the following institutions: the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) for their DO program, the Drexel University College of Nursing ACE program and the USciences Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program.