生物学

项目的特性

生物学 is the study of the processes that are essential to life. It's the basis for many science-based careers, from medicine to lab research.

作为泽维尔大学生物专业的学生, you’ll learn about biological principles through observing animals, 植物和微生物等等. 在老师们的帮助下, you'll complete high-level research projects in labs that begin freshman year. You'll also have the opportunity to explore global biodiversity 而且 conservation during study abroad trips to places like Costa Rica, 爱尔兰和威尔士.

泽维尔大学, located in 辛辛那提, 俄亥俄州, is nationally recognized as a top university by U.S. 新闻 & 世界报道普林斯顿评论 而且 《pp电子》. 98%的学生, 包括生物专业的学生, 工作, volunteering or in graduate school within six months of graduation (Class of 2021). 另外, Xavier students have a 92 percent acceptance rate to medical schools (Class of 2019), 相比之下,全国只有40%. 

课程

The sample course sequence below illustrates class offerings for the 生物学 major. 向官员咨询 泽维尔大学课程目录 for detailed registration 而且 advising information.

秋天

  • 生物学160:普通生物学I............ 3cr.
  • 生物学161:普通生物学I实验室............ 1cr.
  • 化学160:普通化学I............ 3cr.
  • 化学161:普通化学I实验室............ 1cr.
  • CORE 100:第一年研讨班或THEO 111............ 3cr.
  • 英语101或115英语修辞学............ 3cr.
  • 核心101:果阿............ 0cr.

春天

  • 生物学162:普通生物学2............ 3cr.
  • 生物学163:普通生物学II实验室............ 1cr.
  • 化学162:普通化学2............ 3cr.
  • 化学163:普通化学II实验室............ 3cr.
  • CORE 100:第一年研讨班或THEO 111............ 3cr.
  • 哲学100:伦理学导论............ 3cr.
  • Core 102: goa............ 0cr.

秋天

  • 化学240:有机化学I............ 3cr.
  • 化学241:有机化学I实验室............ 1cr.
  • 数学140/170............ 3cr.
  • PHILOSOPHY 200: Philosophical Perspectives Elective............ 3cr.
  • 第二语言I............ 3cr.
  • 社会科学选修课............ 3cr.

春天

  • 生物选择性............ 3cr.
  • BIOLOGY 299: Professional Communication in the Sciences............ 1cr.
  • 化学242:有机化学2............ 3cr.
  • 化学243:有机化学II实验室............ 1cr.
  • 历史观点选修课............ 3cr.
  • 第二语言II............ 3cr.
  • 神学观点选修课............ 3cr.

秋天

  • 生物选择性............ 4cr.
  • 生物学410:人体生理学............ 3cr.
  • 生物学411:人体生理学实验室............ 2cr.
  • 数学146/156:统计学............ 3cr.
  • PHYS 160大学物理............ 3cr.
  • PHYS 161大学物理I实验室............ 1cr.

春天

  • 生物学230:遗传学............ 3cr.
  • 生物学231:遗传学实验室............ 1cr.
  • 生物选择性............ 4cr.
  • 创意视角选修课............ 3cr.
  • 一般的选择性............ 3cr.
  • 物理162:大学物理2............ 3cr.
  • 物理163:大学物理II实验室............ 1cr.

秋天

  • 生物学496/497或498 BR方法I............ 2cr.
  • 生物学的选修课............ 5cr.
  • ENGLISH 205: Literature 而且 Moral Imagination............ 3cr.
  • 多元化课程要求............ 3cr.
  • 一般的选择性............ 3cr.

春天

  • 生物学496/497或499 BR方法II............ 2cr.
  • 生物学的选修课............ 5cr.
  • E/RS重点选修课............ 3cr.
  • 人文选修课............ 3cr.
  • 一般的选择性............ 3cr.

样本的课程

Xavier is known for providing an education that's both challenging 而且 personal. Here are some courses that are part of the biology major at Xavier:

遗传学实验室(BIOL 231) - Laboratory exercises to provide students with experience in modern molecular 遗传学 而且 methods of manipulating 而且 studying model organisms.

生物化学(生物学440)- 关于结构的讲座课程, 蛋白质的性质和代谢, 碳水化合物, 脂类和核酸.

动物行为学(BIOL 244) - 先天的研究, 学会了, 咄咄逼人的, social 而且 sexual behavior of animals in an evolutionary context.

学生俱乐部

The following clubs are popular choices for students in the biology major. 

Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Med Honor Society)

Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) is a national pre-health honors organization for juniors 而且 seniors. Their main focus is service to the 辛辛那提 community, with opportunities to serve at places like the Ronald McDonald House 而且 辛辛那提 Children's Hospital.

观鸟社

Students in this club observe birds surrounding the greater 辛辛那提 area. Members learn to identify birds by sight 而且 sound, all while experiencing various terrestrial biomes around Xavier.

生物学俱乐部

The 生物学俱乐部 is not exclusive to just biology 专业 or other related 专业, but welcomes anyone 而且 everyone who are interested biology. 过去的活动包括徒步旅行, 突破游戏, scavenger hunts 而且 trips to the zoo 而且 aquarium.

职业生涯的结果

98% 的学生, 包括生物专业的学生, 工作, volunteering or in graduate school within six months of graduation (Class of 2021). 另外, Xavier students have a 92 percent acceptance rate to medical schools (Class of 2019), 相比之下,全国只有40%.

就业机会: 生物化学家, 生物科学家, 生物学家, 植物学家, 临床实验室科学家, 生态学家, 基因顾问,  制药/医疗代表, 动物学家, 研究科学家, 研究助理

人人为我

Xavier is ranked #1 for its excellent academic reputation among top competitors in the region. Students get the most out of their education, from rigorous classroom studies to experiential learning in the real world.

Study Abroad: Tropical Biodiversity in Costa Rica

生物学 专业 observing wildlife on the beach in Costa Rica

生物学 专业 at Xavier have the opportunity to study abroad in Costa Rica, where they learn about tropical biodiversity, 生态与保育. Courses are conducted near the Corcovado National Park, one of the largest virgin Pacific rainforests in Central America.


哥斯达黎加生物多样性之旅详情

生物项目教员联系

教授在Xavier的教室授课

Every student in Xavier's biology program meets at least twice a year with their faculty advisor. Faculty specialties include infectious disease, 细胞生理学, 遗传学, 水生生物学, 古生物学, 神经学和内分泌学. Advisors help connect students to job opportunities, job shadowing experiences 而且 internships.


生物项目教职员

生物专业的研究机会

生物学 专业 examining a model of the nervous system with a faculty member

在老师们的帮助下, students in Xavier's biology major complete high-level research projects in labs that begin freshman year. Topics include paleobiology, ecology, bird behavior, manatee behavior, entomology 而且 遗传学.


生物专业的研究机会

Xavier professor collaborates with students to conduct cancer research

新泽维尔生物学助理教授. Wilber Escorcia conducts cancer research with students on the DGAT2 gene.

泽维尔大学生物专业

The 生物学 curriculum includes courses that present current concepts of the molecular, 细胞, 有机体的, 而且 population levels of biological organization. Basic biological principles are presented through the study of animals, plants, 而且 microorganisms. Laboratory sessions provide experience in careful observation, 控制实验, 并对科学数据进行深思熟虑的分析. The biology program provides preparation for further study at the graduate level or in the health professions (medicine, 牙科, 兽医, 足部医疗, 或验光), as well as preparation for a teaching career or other specialized employment.

泽维尔大学 文理学院 challenges students to develop an integrated underst而且ing of humanity, 世界, 而且 God by pursuing the questions raised in Xavier's core 而且 departmental curricula. The 文理学院 is the oldest 而且 largest college at 泽维尔大学. The college provides an excellent liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition that prepares students for careers, 专业或研究生学校, 以及全球化社会中的生活.

泽维尔大学 is a private university located in 辛辛那提, 俄亥俄州, providing a liberal arts education in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. Founded in 1831, the University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation. It has been ranked among the top 10 master's-level universities in the Midwest by U.S. 新闻 & 过去二十年的世界报告. 普林斯顿评论 names it one of the "Best 385 Colleges in America."