Major in Science | BS in Science Degree Program
Science enables your mind to take you on a journey through investigation, experimentation and analysis.
As a science major, you’ll build a foundation of key scientific courses in biology, chemistry and physics, while developing skills used in laboratory study that will help you move onward to a wide variety of career options.
Study at Urbana U – A Great Choice for Science Majors
As a general science major at Urbana you’ll get a personalized and enhanced learning experience. Small classes enable you to dig into program content alongside your professor — building knowledge you’ll use long after graduation.
At Urbana, your Senior Science Seminar gives you the opportunity to complete a research program of your choice and present your hard work to the Urbana faculty and student body. While not mandatory, internships and also provide a great way for you to apply your learning in a professional environment before you step into your career.
Gain Skills for Exciting Careers as a General Science Major
With our science degree program, you can tailor your education for the future you want. Some students choose a heavy emphasis on math and chemistry and become a lab technicians or chemists. Others study life and environmental sciences to become natural resource managers or sustainability analysts.
As an Urbana science grad, you can go on to graduate school with confidence. Whether you want to go pre-med to become a doctor or attend veterinary school, Urbana is right place to start to get you the results you want.
Meet Mary Ann Frazee | Science Faculty Spotlight
With more than 25 years teaching at Urbana, Dr. Mary Ann Frazee has a passion for the sciences and is committed to helping her students succeed. She uses the small class environment to really connect with her students to get them to where they need to be. Dr. Frazee enjoys seeing her students apply scientific theories to practice in laboratory experiments.
- Understand scientific methods of inquiry and investigation
- Apply scientific methods of investigation and inference logically and critically
- Understand principles and concepts of the natural sciences and associated phenomena
- Evaluate scientific claims and analyses as presented in popular and professional formats
- Apply comprehensive biological knowledge and lab skills
- Apply knowledge and lab skills for comprehensive research project proposal and chemistry lab practical
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