Clayton State Biology Bachelor of Science
What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>Medical and Allied Health Fields </li></ul>
What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>Academia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teach Hi...
What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>B.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales </li...
What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Admini...
Why Come to Clayton State? <ul><li>Friendly Atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse </li></ul><ul><li>Professors at Clayton h...
Biology Bachelor’s of Science Degree <ul><li>Approved in May 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>381 Biology majors currently </li></ul...
Job Growth 1996 to 2006 Office of Employment Statistics, U.S Bureau of Labor, 1996 Georgia Department of Labor, 1998 42% 2...
Fastest Growing Jobs in US Related to Biology <ul><li>Physical Therapists </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Assistants </li></ul...
Curriculum Overview <ul><li>Freshman/Sophomore Years </li></ul><ul><li>60 semester hours of the General Education core  </...
Curriculum Overview <ul><li>Junior/Senior Years </li></ul><ul><li>60 semester hours </li></ul><ul><li>Includes </li></ul><...
Biology Core <ul><li>Biocomputing </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Physiology </li></ul><ul><li>Eco...
Emphasis Tracks <ul><li>Designed to prepare students for their future career goals </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical Applicatio...
Research or Internship <ul><li>Medical, dental, physical therapy, graduate environmental science and physicians assistant ...
Faculty Research at CSU <ul><li>Dr. Boudell </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant Ecology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Burnett </li></...
Some of Our Alumni
Our Biology Faculty
Clubs:  CSSA <ul><li>Bat house project </li></ul><ul><li>Bog project </li></ul><ul><li>Visit graduate schools, Vet schools...
Outside of Class <ul><li>AMSA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationally recognized group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit medical s...
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  1. 1. Clayton State Biology Bachelor of Science
  2. 2. What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>Medical and Allied Health Fields </li></ul>
  3. 3. What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>Academia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teach High School </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. + Teaching certificate </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research Technician </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teach Community college </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research Technician </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>University Professor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research professor </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>B.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Requires Law degree </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lobbyist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Requires paralegal degree </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>M.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, agro-industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Consulting </li></ul></ul>Business and Industry
  5. 5. What You Can Do With a Biology Degree? <ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-profit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lobbyist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grass roots organizer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education and Public Awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. degree </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Why Come to Clayton State? <ul><li>Friendly Atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse </li></ul><ul><li>Professors at Clayton have time for you! </li></ul><ul><li>You are a person; NOT a number </li></ul><ul><li>Small class sizes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never exceed 75 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We will prepare you for the future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Score high on nationally recognized biology exams </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Biology Bachelor’s of Science Degree <ul><li>Approved in May 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>381 Biology majors currently </li></ul><ul><li>Designed in consultation with Georgia biotech and biomedical employers to fit present and emerging needs in the State of Georgia. </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to prepare students for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>careers in the technological workplace or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to pursue graduate studies or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to pursue professional schooling </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Job Growth 1996 to 2006 Office of Employment Statistics, U.S Bureau of Labor, 1996 Georgia Department of Labor, 1998 42% 23% 22 Veterinary workers 40% 25% 21 Medical scientists 57% 45% 8 Science managers 29% 25% 20 Biological scientists In Georgia In U.S. Growth rank in U.S. Projected growth Field
  9. 9. Fastest Growing Jobs in US Related to Biology <ul><li>Physical Therapists </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Forensic Science Technicians </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary Technicians </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Scientists </li></ul><ul><li>Haz Mat removal </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Engineers </li></ul>Data from Office of Employment Statistics, U.S Bureau of Labor, 2004
  10. 10. Curriculum Overview <ul><li>Freshman/Sophomore Years </li></ul><ul><li>60 semester hours of the General Education core </li></ul><ul><li>Science General Education Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-calculus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Principles of Chemistry I and II with labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Principles of Biology I and II with labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organic Chemistry I and II with labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introductory Plant Biology </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Curriculum Overview <ul><li>Junior/Senior Years </li></ul><ul><li>60 semester hours </li></ul><ul><li>Includes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biology core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice of area of emphasis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Practicum or Internship </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Biology Core <ul><li>Biocomputing </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Physiology </li></ul><ul><li>Ecology and Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Microbiology and Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology and Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Biochemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Evolution </li></ul><ul><li>Introductory Physics I and II </li></ul><ul><li>Biology seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Research practicum or internship </li></ul>
  13. 13. Emphasis Tracks <ul><li>Designed to prepare students for their future career goals </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-med, pre-dental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical Research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pre-PA and Pre-PT </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Veterinary </li></ul><ul><li>Forensic Science </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Science </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for Graduate School </li></ul><ul><li>Design a Track </li></ul>
  14. 14. Research or Internship <ul><li>Medical, dental, physical therapy, graduate environmental science and physicians assistant programs want students with experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patient contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent thought </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies want students with research experience </li></ul><ul><li>We give course credit for experiential learning! </li></ul><ul><li>We require students to do at least one internship or at least one research project. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Faculty Research at CSU <ul><li>Dr. Boudell </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant Ecology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Burnett </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bat echolocation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Furlong </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Microbiology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Gardner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Genetics and toxicology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Kodani </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aquatic ecology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Jordan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Toxicology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Musolf </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Neurobiology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Norflus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Neurobiology </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Some of Our Alumni
  17. 17. Our Biology Faculty
  18. 18. Clubs: CSSA <ul><li>Bat house project </li></ul><ul><li>Bog project </li></ul><ul><li>Visit graduate schools, Vet schools and pharmacy schools </li></ul><ul><li>Rafting trips </li></ul><ul><li>Community service and fundraising </li></ul>
  19. 19. Outside of Class <ul><li>AMSA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationally recognized group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit medical schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speakers from medical field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community service and fundraising </li></ul></ul>
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