Students with a concentration in Life Science will allow students to gain experience in their chosen area of interest through a variety of electives. This includes courses in biology, zoology, cell and molecular biology, physiology, botany, marine biology, ecology, and microbiology. Students with a concentration in Life Science will develop a high level of proficiency in laboratory techniques, research methods, experimental design, and science communication. Upon graduation, they will be well situated to enter career fields as biologists, research coordinators, and specialists in connection with natural resource management, science policy, and science communication.
The Life Science concentration falls under the Bachelor of Science in Natural Science, the first STEM degree offered at UH West Oʻahu.