B.S. Degree in Science
"One of the advantages of the science program is the flexibility to tailor your classes and experiences to your career goals. I was able to earn credit for an internship at a dental office and complete an honors project on the evolution of teeth to help prepare me for dental school."
- Renee Deacon Class of 2015 Science-Life Science Club President Honors Program
Science Major Options offered at Penn State Worthington Scranton:
This is a terrific option for students interested in science-related careers but not intending to go into a scientific field itself. Half of the upper-level courses must be in science, but the other half can be in other areas. For example, one could take IST courses to prepare for a career in science-related programming or software development, or business or marketing courses to prepare for marketing scientific products or pharmaceutical sales.
Recommended Academic Plan for BS in Science, General Science Option
Life Science Option
Students interested in graduate school or professional school should choose this option. Upper-level courses in biology prepare students for application to dental school, medical school, or other allied-health training. It can also be a starting point for environmental jobs or entry-level laboratory jobs in a variety of fields including agriculture and bioscience.