Our science degree has the flexibility to tailor your classes and experiences.
Science major options offered at Penn State 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.
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.