CHEM 121 and CHEM 122 require permission from the academic adviser


Technical Elective - Any course in BIOL, BME, CHEM, CS, EVSC, FRSC, IS, IT, MATH, PHYS. 


Laboratory Elective - A four or three credit BIOL Lab.

(120 Minimum credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
BIOL 200 Concepts in Biology 4
CHEM 125
General Chemistry I 1
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
MATH 138 General Calculus I 3
ENGL 101 English Composition: Introduction to Academic Writing 3
BNFO 135
Programming for Bioinformatics
or Computer Programming and Problem Solving
FYS SEM First-Year Student Seminar 0
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
BIOL 205 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lecture 3
BIOL 206 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lab 1
CHEM 126
General Chemistry II 1
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
ENGL 102 English Composition: Introduction to Writing for Research 3
PSY 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
 Term Credits17
BIOL 310 Work Experience I 3
 Term Credits3
Second Year
1st Semester
BIOL 201 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 3
BIOL 202 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 1
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
BIOL 410 Work Experience II 3
Social Science GER 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Biology Cluster A or C Elective 3
BIOL 340 Mammalian Physiology 4
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 2
Technical Elective 2 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits18
Third Year
1st Semester
BIOL 321 Comp Vertebrate Anatomy 4
Biology Cluster A or C Elective 3
Biology Elective 3
PHYS 102 General Physics I 3
PHYS 102A General Physics I Lab 1
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
Biology Laboratory Elective 3 3
Biology Elective 3
Biology Elective 3
PHYS 103 General Physics II 3
PHYS 103A General Physics II Lab 1
Biology Elective 400-level 3
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits104
Technical ElectivePTDR 5110 Kinesiology4
Technical ElectivePTDR 5120 Gross Anatomy3
Free ElectivePTDR 5130 Pathophysiolgy I3
Free ElectivePTDR 5310 Examination and Measurement3
Free Elective PTDR 5320 Examination and Intervention3
Total Credits16

Biology Electives

One course must be taken from each cluster.

Cluster A – Ecology and Evolution

BIOL 222Evolution3
R120 2803
BIOL 382Animal Behavior3
R120 370Plant Ecology3

Cluster B – Functional Organism

R120 211Plant Kingdom4
R120 230Biology Of Seed Plants4
R120 330Plant Physiology4
R120 335General Microbiology4
BIOL 340Mammalian Physiology4
or R120 340 Mammalian Physiology
R120 342
R120 343
Developmental Biology
and Developmental Biology Lab

Cluster C – Molecular and Cellular

BIOL 352Genetics3
or R120 352 Genetics
R120 355Cell Biology3
R120 356Molecular Biology3
CHEM 473Biochemistry3
or R120 360 Biochemistry

Laboratory Experience Courses

R120 227Biol Invertebrates4
R120 285Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy4
R120 311Flora of New Jersey4
R120 313Mycology4
R120 325
R120 326
Animal Parasites
and Parasitology Lab
BIOL 328Ornithology - The Life of Birds3
BIOL 347Lab Approaches in Neuroscience4
R120 358Microanatomy Cells4
R120 430Plant Growth & Development4
R120 371Field Study Plant Ecology3
BIOL 475Ecological Field Methods and Analysis3
R120 481Marine Biology4
BIOL 484Evolution of Animal Behavior Laboratory3

Biology Electives

BIOL 222Evolution3
or R120 222
BIOL 315Principles of Neurobiology3
BIOL 320Discovering Biological Research3
BIOL 337Collective Intel in Biol Syst3
BIOL 338Ecology of the Dining Hall3
BIOL 342Developmental Biology (Embryology)3
BIOL 350Immunology3
BIOL 352Genetics3
or R120 352 Genetics
BIOL 375Conservation Biology3
BIOL 376Biological Applications of Geographic Information Systems3
BIOL 382Animal Behavior3
BIOL 383Neural Basis of Behavior3
BIOL 400Biology in Science Fiction3
BIOL 423Physiological Mechanisms3
BIOL 424Comparative Physiology3
BIOL 432Intro to Comp Neuroscience3
BIOL 436Advanced Neuroscience Modeling3
BIOL 440Cell Biology of Disease: Cells gone Bad!3
BIOL 441Neurophysiology3
BIOL 445Endocrinology3
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 448Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad!3
BIOL 453Applied Genetics & Genomics3
BIOL 462Comparative Biomechanics3
BIOL 468Disease Ecology & Evolution3
BIOL 470Dynamic Princ in Systems BIOL3
BIOL 491Research and Independent Study3
BIOL 492Research and Independent Study3
R120 280
R120 355Cell Biology3
R120 356Molecular Biology3
R120 360Biochemistry3
R120 365Evolutions of Humans3
R120 403Biological Ultrastructure3
R120 404Intro to Neuroanatomy4
R120 422Biological Invasions3
R120 451Lab Cell Biophysics4
R120 452Molecular Biol Techniques4
R120 455Molec Cell Biology3
R120 471Ecological Physiology3
R120 487Syst Ecol:Ecosys in Landscape3
MATH 371Physiology And Medicine3
MATH 372Population Biology3
MATH 373Introduction to Mathematical Biology3
MATH 430Analytical and Computational Neuroscience3