What can I do with a Bachelor of Science?

Within a Bachelor of Science education you will develop not only discipline-specific skills and knowledge but also a variety of transferable skills that are valuable to many employers.

Creative and Analytical Thinking: Every workplace needs people who can think creatively and solve problems systematically, using the appropriate tools and methods. A science education will train you to analyze problems from different angles to arrive at creative and thoughtful solutions. You will know how to ask the right questions to get to the core of an issue.

Research and Information Management: Organizations need people who can locate, interpret and manage a variety of information sources. You will learn to research, gather and interpret data. Technology is your friend and you are skilled at leveraging a variety of tools to navigate, analyze and manage a large amount of information.

Learning Ability: The most important quality that most employers look for is someone who can and is willing to learn. You will demonstrate your ability to obtain and process complex scientific concepts through your science education. You will show employers that you can apply that ability and thirst for knowledge to a variety of settings.

Communication: Through report writing and presentations, you become skilled at communicating your findings and thoughts to a variety of audiences. You are familiar with technical terminology but you can also break things down to lay-man terms for the non-technical audience.

What can I do with a degree in ...?

Learn more about specific skills that you can expect to develop with a Bachelor of Science in your chosen major and find examples of career paths graduates from those disciplines have pursued. Check out information for all the disciplines below as there is tremendous career crossover potential among the various science disciplines.