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Skills You'll Need

LMC biology classYou will need a strong background in mathematics, chemistry, and advanced critical thinking skills in any biology field.

Success in biology is dependent on the ability to:

  • apply scientific rules
  • understand biology principles
  • organize and categorize
  • communicate verbally and in writing
  • understand chemistry and apply mathematic rules

Working in the biology field requires you to be a life-long student. With advances in science, you must be flexible with your ideas and ways of thinking. Scientific advancements mean that you must be self-motivating in researching, testing, and developing. You must be willing to continually apply yourself and have focus.

Other required skills include:

  • inductive and deductive reasoning
  • technological knowledge
  • problem solving ability
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