(124 credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
BIOL 200 Concepts in Biology 4
ENGL 101 English Composition: Introduction to Academic Writing 3
CHEM 125 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
FYS SEM First-Year Student Seminar 0
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
BIOL 201 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 3
BIOL 202 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 1
CHEM 126 General Chemistry II 3
ENGL 102 English Composition: Introduction to Writing for Research 3
 Term Credits14
Second Year
1st Semester
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
BIOL 205 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lecture 3
BIOL 206 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lab 1
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Lab 1
BNFO 135
Programming for Bioinformatics
or Computer Programming and Problem Solving
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Lab 1
BNFO 236
Programming for Bioinformatics II
or Computer Programming and Problem Solving
 Term Credits16
Third Year
1st Semester
MATH 337 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 340 Applied Numerical Methods 3
Biology Functional Organism Laboratory 4
History and Humanities GER 200 3
 Term Credits13
2nd Semester
MATH 331 Introduction to Partial Differential Equations 3
MATH 333 Probability and Statistics 3
MATH 373 Introduction to Mathematical Biology 3
Biology Cluster Elective 3
 Term Credits12
Fourth Year
1st Semester
MATH 450 Methods Of Applied Math 3
MATH 371
Physiology And Medicine
or Analytical and Computational Neuroscience
Biology Cluster Elective 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits12
2nd Semester
MATH 332 Introduction to Functions of a Complex Variable 3
MATH 451 Methods Appl Math II 3
Biology Laboratory Elective 4
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits13
Fifth Year
1st Semester
MATH 480 Introductory Mathematical Analysis 3
Biology Laboratory Elective 3
Social Sciences GER 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
 Term Credits12
 Total Credits124

Biology Electives

Concept Cluster Ecology and Evolution

BIOL 222Evolution3
or R120 222 Evolution
R120 282Animal Behavior3
R120 280Ecology3
R120 370Plant Ecology3

Concept Cluster Molecular and Cellular

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

Concept Cluster Functional Organism(4 cr)

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

Laboratory/ Field Experience (Four Credit Laboratories)

R120 211Plant Kingdom4
R120 227Biol Invertebrates4
R120 230Biology Of Seed Plants4
R120 285Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy4
R120 311Flora of New Jersey4
R120 325
R120 326
Animal Parasites
and Parasitology Lab
R120 330Plant Physiology4
R120 335General Microbiology4
BIOL 340Mammalian Physiology4
or R120 340 Mammalian Physiology
R120 342
R120 343
Developmental Biology
and Developmental Biology Lab
BIOL 347Lab Approaches in Neuroscience4
R120 404Intro to Neuroanatomy4
R120 405Microanatomy of Cells4
R120 430Plant Growth & Development4
BIOL 451Cell Physiology and Imaging4
R120 452Molecular Biol Techniques4

 Three Credit Laboratories

R120 328Ornithology3
R120 371Field Study Plant Ecology3
R120 380Field Ecology3
R120 381Ecological History of North Am3
BIOL 484Evolution of Animal Behavior Laboratory3
BIOL 475Ecological Field Methods and Analysis3
R120 486Tropical Field Biology2

Biology Electives

BIOL 315Principles of Neurobiology3
BIOL 337Collective Intel in Biol Syst3
BIOL 338Ecology of the Dining Hall3
BIOL 441Neurophysiology3
BIOL 423Physiological Mechanisms3
R120 345Comparative Physiology3
R120 346Neurobiology3
R120 350Immunology3
R120 365Evolutions of Humans3
BIOL 468Disease Ecology & Evolution3
BIOL 375Conservation Biology3
BIOL 383Neural Basis of Behavior3
BIOL 400Biology in Science Fiction3
R120 402Biology of Cancer3
R120 422Biological Invasions3
BIOL 440Cell Biology of Disease: Cells gone Bad!3
BIOL 445Endocrinology3
or R120 445 Endocrinology
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 448Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad!3
R120 455Molec Cell Biology3
BIOL 462Comparative Biomechanics3
R120 472Environmental Assessment3
BIOL 491
BIOL 492
Research and Independent Study
and Research and Independent Study
R120 493
R120 494
Seminar In Biology
and Seminar In Biol
BIOL 495Honors Seminar in Biology3