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Laboratory Science

A male student works in the lab with U N E professor Deena SmallOur Laboratory Science major prepares you to work in a variety of modern laboratory settings, ranging from biotechnology labs to quality control labs, to academic, medical, or industrial research labs.

The program includes a broad spectrum of lab courses in chemistry, biochemistry, and biology, so that you gain as comprehensive a repertoire of lab skills as possible. With careful selection of electives, you may leave the program prepared for acceptance into accredited hospital internship programs in medical technology. After completing your degree, you might also pursue a career in industry or go to graduate school.

To learn more about the program, see Curriculum or visit the Catalog.

Honors Program

We offer qualified students the option of participating in our Honors Program and graduating with Honors. This includes significant research, scholarship, or creative activity under the direction of a faculty member. You should consult with your major advisor or department chair for specific criteria and requirements.