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Department of Biology n Bachelor of Science in Biology (emphases in genetics and medical technology available) n Pre-professional programs: pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant and pre-veterinary medicine n Minor: biology What will I study? As a student in the Department of Biology, you’ll have the opportunity to put your education into action by spending time in the lab and in the field. With a variety of courses available, students perform research in molecular biology, examine the cellular physiology of microscopic organisms, study the biology of freshwater ecosystems and much more. The world-renowned Greenwood Genetic Center provides the perfect location for students to gain valuable experience in genetic research. The Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society gives students the opportunity to make connections with fellow students, faculty and leaders in biological fields. Department of Mathematics & Computing n Bachelor of Science in Mathematics n Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Secondary Teacher Certification n Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (emphases in networking and software development) n Dual engineering degree program with mathematics or computer information systems offered with Clemson University n Minors: computer information systems and mathematics Where can I use this degree? In today’s technology-based world, a degree in math­ematics or computing puts you on track for a successful career. Mathematics graduates have gone on to careers in teaching, industrial engineering, quality control statistical work, naval flight training and graduate studies in computer engineering. Organizations such as the Mathematical Association of America give students the opportunity to share ideas with classmates and field experts. What is the dual engineering degree? Lander offers a dual engineering degree with Clemson University. Students complete three years of study at Lander followed by two years at Clemson, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics or computer information systems from Lander and an engineering degree from Clemson. Engineering/chemistry is also available. 17

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