(120 Minimum credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
BIOL 200 Concepts in Biology 4
CHEM 125 General Chemistry I 3
PHYS 102 General Physics 3
PHYS 102A General Physics Lab 1
MATH 138 General Calculus I 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
BIOL 205 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lecture 3
BIOL 206 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lab 1
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
CHEM 126 General Chemistry II 3
PHYS 103 General Physics 3
PHYS 103A General Physics Lab 1
MATH 238 General Calculus II 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
 Term Credits18
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 1 3
 Term Credits3
Second Year
1st Semester
R120 201 Foundations Of Biology 3
R120 202 Foundations Of Biology Lab 1
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
BNFO 135 Programming for Bioinformatics 3
STS 210 General Psychology 2 3
Social Science GER 3
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
Biology Functional Laboratory Cluster Elective 4
R120 360 Biochemistry 2 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
STS 221 Sociology 2 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits16
Third Year
1st Semester
Biology Laboratory Elective 4 4
Biology Cluster - Ecology and Evolution Elective 3
Biology Elective 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
Technical Elective 3 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Biology Laboratory Elective 4 3
Biology Elective 3
Biology Elective 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 2 3
Technical Elective 3 3
Free Elective 5 3
 Term Credits18
 Total Credits107
Technical Elective 34
Technical Elective 33
Free Elective 53
Free Elective 53
NJIT Credits107
Transfer Credits 13
Biology Credits38

Biology Electives

One course must be taken from each cluster.

Cluster A – Ecology and Evolution

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

R120 352Genetics3
R120 355Cell Biology3
R120 356Molecular Biology3
R120 360Biochemistry3

Biology Electives

Any concept cluster or lab course or any of the following
BIOL 315Principles of Neurobiology3
BIOL 337Collective Intel in Biol Syst3
BIOL 338Ecology of the Dining Hall3
BIOL 341Introduction to Neurophysiology3
BIOL 344Physiological Mechanisms3
R120 345Comparative Physiology3
R120 346Neurobiology3
BIOL 350Immunology3
R120 365Evolutions of Humans3
BIOL 368The Ecology and Evolution of Disease3
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
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 448Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad!3
R120 455Molec Cell Biology3
R120 456Virology3
BIOL 462Comparative Biomechanics3
R120 472
BIOL 492
Environmental Assessment
and Research and Independent Study
R120 493
R120 494
Seminar In Biology
and Seminar In Biol
BIOL 495Honors Seminar in Biology3

Laboratory Experience Courses

(7 Credits, At Least One 4-Credit Lab)

Four Credit Laboratories4
Plant Kingdom
Biol Invertebrates
Biology Of Seed Plants
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Flora of New Jersey
Animal Parasites
and Parasitology Lab
Plant Physiology
General Microbiology
Mammalian Physiology
Mammalian Physiology
Developmental Biology
and Developmental Biology Lab
Microanatomy Cells
Lab Approaches in Neuroscience
Intro to Neuroanatomy
Microanatomy of Cells
Plant Growth & Development
Cell Physiology and Imaging
Three Credit Laboratories3
Field Study Plant Ecology
Field Ecology
Ecological History of North Am
Evolution of Animal Behavior Laboratory
Ecological Field Methods and Analysis
R120 485
Tropical Field Ecology