Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Sciences Department
Columbia, SC 29204
Biology, Chemistry & Environmental Degrees
The Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Health Sciences Department is committed to producing leaders in the STEM fields. Recognizing the crucial role in science, the Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Sciences Department provides research opportunities to all interested and qualified students as part of their undergraduate education.
Get Your Bachelor's of Science (BS) Degree
With a bachelor of science in biology, you’ll learn about the principles common to all living things, studying topics like botany, zoology, anatomy, physiology, and genetics.
- General Biology
- Biology Lab
- Medical Terminology
- Human Anatomy & Physiology
Many students get their graduate degrees and become doctors, dentists, veterinarians, pharmacists, therapists and so on. There are also a range of opportunities for graduates with their bachelor’s degree.
- Research scientist
- Marine Biologist
- Genetic Counselor
- Health Educator
- Laboratory Technician
- Forensic Scientist
- Food Scientist
With a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, you’ll learn through on-campus classes and hands-on labs. Study topics like atomic structure, chemical bonding, and chemical equations.
- Principles of Chemistry
- Fundamentals of Radiochemistry
- Scientific Writing
- Organic Chemistry
Environmental Health Science Degree
With an environmental health science degree, you’ll learn about pollution in water, air, and soil and adverse health effects.
- Soil & Hazardous Waste Control
- Air Pollution Control
- Industrial Hygiene
- Disease Vectors and Control
- Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
- Environmental Health Technician
- Air Pollution Analyst
- Corporate Health and Safety Director
- Food Safety Inspector
- Health and Safety Engineer
- OSHA Inspector
- Environmental Toxicologist
Start your application today. Join the Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Department and Tiger Nation!
Want to learn more about our South Carolina campus and the Benedict College experience?
Interested in a career in medicine, dentistry, optometry, osteopathy, veterinary medicine, pharmacy or the allied health professions? We recommend majoring in biology.
Whatever your career goals, you can rely on advisors within the Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Department to guide you. Plus, you can take advantage of our many academic clubs on campus, like the pre-health club.
Why Choose an HBCU?
HBCUs produce 27 precent of African Americans with STEM degrees even though they only make up 3 percent of the country’s colleges. Excel in biology, chemistry, and environmental health and science at a southern HBCU in Columbia, SC.
Wherever you are in the process, we’re here to help! Ready to apply? Get started today. Want more information? We’re happy to schedule a visit with you or send you more information.