Biology & Physics Majors

Join like-minded students with a passion for exploration, research, and innovation.

Students who have elected the majors of biology and physics as a basis can further advanced their studies in such fields as biophysics, radiation biology, radiological health or environmental science. The major is also good preparation for pre-medical students.

Natural Sciences - Option #2 Learning Outcomes. You will:
  • Acquire a body of knowledge and develop an understanding of concepts and principles in biology and physics.
  • Develop an understanding of the scientific method and the ability to apply it to solving problems.
  • Assist in the development of critical thinking, analytical, and practical skills.
  • Appreciate the impact of physics and biological knowledge on society and its relevance to ethical, economic, environmental and technological issues.
  • Develop the ability to apply physics and biological knowledge and skills to relevant Caribbean situations and issues.
Career Opportunities
01. Marine and Wildlife
02. Planetary Science
03. Human Anatomy
04. Research Science
05. Gene Sequencing
06. Environmental Virology
07. Medicine
08. Bio Engineering
Course Overview
General Requirements Major courses Adjunct Courses Elective

Caribbean Studies

Communication Studies

Integrated Math

Physics Unit 1

Physics Unit 2

Chemistry Unit 1

Chemistry Unit 2

History Unit 1 or Unit 2 /
Literature Unit 1 or Unit 2

Environmental Science Unit 1 or Chemistry Unit 1, or Sociology Unit 1 or Information Technology Unit 1

Choose one unit from any other CAPE syllabus
30 credits 40 credits 20 credits 10 credits
About Transfers

Lead Institute has a long history of successfully preparing students for transfer to four-year institutions. We articulation agreements with a variety of institutions and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Your Lead Institute Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. We remain committed and ready to support you on that journey to continuing your studies.


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