Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree(s): Bachelor of Arts
Campus: Saint John

Biology is the study of life. At UNB Saint John, Arts students can major in Biology, studying botany, ecology, zoology, organic chemistry and microbiology.

You will be able to explore the world of environmental science, sustainable development and public policies towards land and water use.

Bachelor of Arts

The Biology major is available as part of a four-year Bachelor of Arts degree.

What you'll learn

In your first year you will take introductory studies in organic chemistry, ecology cells and organisms and biology lab work.

In second year you will add botany, microbiology, zoology and statistics to your course work and at the end of the year you may apply to major in Biology.

Upper-level studies in Biology may include conservation biology, environmental law and animal behaviour.

Your biology degree will teach you to analyze how living things work and interact with other organisms. You will learn to think critically and solve problems through observation and evaluation.

Admission requirements

For admission requirements, select "Arts" in our admission requirements tool.


  • aquaculturist
  • biologist
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  • environmental planner
  • park naturalist
  • food and drug inspector