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Biology is the study of life—from molecules to biomes. If you have a natural fascination with the world around you, majoring in biology at Gordon will challenge you to dig into your curiosity as you investigate life on land, in the air and underwater. And since we see faith and science as deeply connected, you’ll explore bigger topics in biology, like bioethics, creation care and stewardship. Whether you’re interested in the human body, plants, animals or microbes, our five concentrations will help you tailor your studies to meet your goals.


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Minor in biology
Requirements: 24 credits of biology electives of which 16 credits must be laboratory courses and at least 8 credits must be at the 300 level or above.

Life Sciences Consortium of the North Shore
Established by Endicott College, Gordon College, Salem State University, North Shore Community College and North Shore InnoVentures.


For more information, contact:

Dr. Greg Keller
Chair, Department of Biology

P 978 867 4852

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