Bachelor’s Degree in Biology


To identify, analyse, evaluate, plan and propose solutions to biological problems related to knowledge, conservation, growth, application and administration of natural resources.

To do research that will contribute to solve the needs of the use of natural resources.

To contribute to the formation of human resources in the natural resources area.

Candidate’s Profile

The candidate should be deeply qualified in basic sciences such as Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Maths.

The candidate must be willing to get involved in biological sciences as biochemistry, microbiology, food biochemistry, industrial microbiology, among others.

The candidate must be willing to learn a variety of human and technological aspects, as well as that engineering aspects that will be included a further professional activity.

  • How the industrial equipment works and how it should be operated in order to achieve an integral process.
  • How to elaborate a diversity of products and how they could be improved in the integral process.
  • How to interact properly with the rest of the staff in order to be an active part of the community.
  • How to work ethically, sociably and environmentally in public and private food and biotechnological organizations.
  • The candidate should be active, with an entrepreneurial spirit and having knowledge of English and Computing.

Graduate´s profile

Upon finishing the degree, the graduate will be able to know and describe the characteristics of the wild flora and fauna and their ecosystems and elaborate and keep scientific collections and corresponding inventories.

Likewise, the graduate will be able to understand and interpret the processes and patterns of the natural history of the species.

The graduate will participate in ecological recovery programs as well as in environmental protection projects and environmental regulation, developing planning instruments such as environmental impact studies and environmental land use, elaborate technical criteria on which Mexican official regulations related to the environmental protection and ecological balance will be based upon.

The graduate will do conservation, use and management research of the biodiversity based on the organisms, plagues and their vectors, applying biotechnological tools in order to solve food and health problems.

Academic Requirements

Comply in a timely manner with each of the stages of the admission process highlighted in the call for entry to the university system at IPN and show documents such as:

  • High school Certificate.
  • Secondary School Certificate.
  • Unique Code of Population Registration (CURP).
  • Birth certificate.
  • Pass the entry examination.
  • 6 credential photographs.

Work Field

Under current conditions, the biologist’s work field is mainly located in the following private and public areas of our country:

Natural resources. Conservation and sustainable use of the Biological diversity. Environmental and ecological problems. Health area. Agricultural sector. Teaching. Scientific investigation.

Curriculum Map

Check the list of subjects, credits and total hours of the program on the website of each school.