Palm Beach Atlantic University offers high-quality training in the study of Biology with a concentration in Botany, Environmental Science and Field Biology. You'll study ecology, environmental issues, how to conduct research, interrelationships between organisms and their environments and so much more.
As a biology major at PBA, you'll:
At PBA, Florida’s top Christian college, you’ll learn from exceptional professors. They believe in an open-door policy so that they are available to you when you need them.
You’ll benefit from learning in South Florida, which has an increasing concentration of companies involved in medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biochemistry and ecology areas, including:
Our students are prepared to graduate ready for professional programs or careers in areas such as:
Associate Professor Thomas Chesnes has an infectious enthusiasm for field biology that has life-changing effects on his students. As he works closely with them during their senior research projects, many students discover their true calling.
“Because of PBA’s low student-teacher ratio, I have the ability to individually mentor my students,” Dr. Chesnes said.
Dr. Chesnes is fortunate to have one of the world’s most diverse and convenient natural aquatic ecosystems surrounding PBA’s campus, where he and his students can do ecological assessments, learn about a wide range of species, measure diversity and critical habitats and evaluate species.