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Concentrations 101: Biology

The biology concentration encompasses a vast array of studies within the faculty such as genetics, ecology and evolution, plant biology, environmental physiology, as well as cell-, micro- and molecular biology. Within the concentration, students are encouraged to take biochemistry, psychology, environmental sciences, and medical physics courses as biology is often an interdisciplinary pursuit. Courses within biology tend to be content heavy and grounded in current issues or have real life applications such as the business of pesticides and agriculture, or relations between DNA and environment in the inheritance of or resistance to genetic disease.

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