Wednesday, August 8, 2018

DEG of the Week! (August 7 - August 10)

We're back and hope everyone enjoyed the relaxing long weekend! Unfortunately, back to reality but fortunately this means DEG of the Week!

This week's DEG of the Week is Biology!

The Faculty of Mathematics and Science offers a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and also the opportunity for a minor in Biological Sciences. 

The Biological Sciences program can also be referred to as Life Sciences which encompasses a broad spectrum of topics including molecular biology and ecology as well subjects such as biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, and physiology!

BONUS, this program comes with many bonus opportunities such as:
  • Experiential Learning 
  • International Opportunities
  • MedPlus 
  • Concurrent Education Options
PLUS Brock is ranked highly among undergraduate universities in Canada for medical and scientific research grants. In this program, you'll have access to modern labs and the teaching and research knowledge of professors who have received provincial, national and international acclaim!

What can you do with all of this? Here are some potential career options:

  • Bacteriologist 
  • Coroner
  • Doctor 
  • Food Scientist
  • Forensic Researcher
  • Marine Biologist 
  • Paleontologist 
  • Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technical 
  • Teacher
  • Veterinarian 
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Zoologist 
..... and many more!

Degree Specific Skills:
  • Ability to Understand Complex Concepts
  • Compiling & Organizing Information
  • Deductive Reasoning 
  • Evaluating Ideas, Theories & Evidence
  • Observation Skills
  • Report Writing 
  • Working in a Team


One of the best opportunities for students in a science-based program is MedPlus, a four-year non-credit program that runs concurrently along student's study period. 

Learn about and build experience in the health field through this unique program that includes job shadowing, networking opportunities with healthcare professionals, skill development workshops and community service projects.

Students who complete Med Plus go on to pursue further education in medical, physiotherapy, chiropractic, graduate school and more.

Learn more about MedPlus at

You can also find more information about Brock's Biology program at:

Check back next week for another DEG of the Week!

Until then, you can find a DEG for any program at Brock online at 

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