Why is biology so difficult?

Biology is a difficult subject for most of students [1,2] because of its abstract concepts [1,3] and its teaching methods [1] are mostly teacher-oriented [4]. According to Zeidan [5], biology learning environment ignored students’ interest to learn biology. …

Does biology have a lot of math?

Biology can involve very little math, or be a field of mathematics itself, depending on your goals and interests. College level biology courses typically don’t list math prerequisites directly. Graduate and professional work in biology requires advanced college level math classes.

Do biologists use calculus?

Biology certainly needs calculus – in my own field, for example, we’ll always have theoretical ecologists using calculus to build and solve population-dynamic models. But that’s not the same thing as every biology student needing calculus.

Is biology a good major?

No, it is not a good degree to get unless you are prepared to go on to graduate school, medical school or vet school. You cannot get a job with an undergraduate biology degree. Alternatively you can enter academia and pursue a career in research in a field you fancy, or even study medicine.

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