Biology BS Banner

Biology BS - Requirements

Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences

Students should see College requirements for details of the college general education requirements. A student majoring in biology must, in addition, fulfill the following requirements:

Biology Core

*Normally taken freshman year

One course must be selected from each of the three major area courses:

  • Area I     Ecology and Environmental Biology
  • Area II     Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Area III     Anatomy and Physiology 

Biology Electives (8 credits) 

Select two 4-credit laboratory courses from major course Areas I, II, or III (see above). If two biology elective courses are selected from the same major area, a concentration in that area my be declared. Four credits of undergraduate research (permission of instructor required) may be substituted for one major area course as a biology elective.


Two semesters of calculus are strongly recommended.





Dr. James Salierno
Department Chair
Tel: 973-443-8776

Department of Biological & Allied Health Sciences
285 Madison Ave. - M-SB1-01
Madison, NJ 07940

VPAcolumnpic HALF
Office Location
Science Building