When you major in Biology, you get a broad background that prepares you well for a variety of career fields. As a Biology student at E&H, you will be immersed in project-based learning in both lab-based classes and your own research.
Learn more about the types of degrees, programs, and classes that you will take as a Biology student at E&H by visiting the department’s Degrees & Requirements webpage.
BIOLOGY MAJOR & CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES:
To discover applicable job titles, job/internship links, and industry information, visit What Can I Do With This Major? maintained by the Career Center at the University of Tennessee.
To explore specific occupations, the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides everything from quick facts to detailed career path insights including educational requirements and salary ranges.
E&H Biology students have many opportunities to develop their career within the sciences. Students and professors work together on projects, conduct independent research, pursue summer research experiences, and participate in meaningful internships year-round.
Biology students have interned with a wide variety of employers; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, Holston Medical Group, Margaret B. Mitchell Spay/Neuter Clinic, and Accel Physical Therapy to name a few.
Visit the E&H Internship Program webpage to access detailed information about how to pursue an internship for academic credit.