(120 credits minimum)

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
3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
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
FRSH SEM First-Year Seminar 0 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 126
General Chemistry II 1
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
3
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
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
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
BNFO 135
Programming for Bioinformatics
or Computer Programming and Problem Solving
3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
Free Elective 2 3
 Term Credits19
2nd Semester
Biology Functional Laboratory Cluster Elective 4
Biology Cluster A or C Elective 3
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
Social Science GER 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits18
Third Year
1st Semester
Biology Laboratory Elective 4 4
Biology Cluster A or C Elective 3
Biology Elective 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
BIOL 310 Work Experience I 3
or Technical Elective 3
 
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Biology Laboratory Elective 4 3
Biology Elective 3
Biology Elective 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
Technical Elective 3 3
Free Elective 2 3
 Term Credits18
 Total Credits107
Technical Elective4
Technical Elective3
Field Elective3
Free Elective 13
Total Credits13

BIOLOGY ELECTIVES MUST BE CHOSEN AS OUTLINED BELOW:

Concept Cluster Ecology and Evolution
BIOL 222Evolution3
or R120 222 Evolution
R120 280Ecology3
R120 370Plant Ecology3
BIOL 382Animal Behavior3
Concept Cluster 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
4
Concept Cluster Molecular and Cellular
BIOL 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 320Discovering Biological Research3
BIOL 337Collective Intel in Biol Syst3
BIOL 338Ecology of the Dining Hall3
BIOL 341Introduction to Neurophysiology3
BIOL 344Physiological Mechanisms3
R120 346Neurobiology3
BIOL 345Comparative Physiology3
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 432Intro to Comp Neuroscience3
BIOL 436Advanced Neuroscience Modeling3
BIOL 445Endocrinology3
or R120 445 Endocrinology
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 448Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad!3
BIOL 453Applied Genetics & Genomics3
R120 455Molec Cell Biology3
R120 456Virology3
BIOL 462Comparative Biomechanics3
BIOL 470Dynamic Princ in Systems BIOL3
R120 472Environmental Assessment3
BIOL 491Research and Independent Study3
or BIOL 492 Research and Independent Study
R120 493Seminar In Biology1
or R120 494 Seminar In Biol
BIOL 495Honors Seminar in Biology3
BIOL 498Special Topics in Biology3
Laboratory/ Field Experience
(7 Credits, at least one 4-credit lab)
Four Credit Laboratories
R120 211Plant Kingdom4
R120 227Biol Invertebrates4
R120 230Biology Of Seed Plants4
R120 311Flora of New Jersey4
R120 313Mycology4
BIOL 321Comp Vertebrate Anatomy4
R120 325Animal Parasites1-3
or R120 326 Parasitology Lab
R120 330Plant Physiology4
R120 335General Microbiology4
BIOL 340Mammalian Physiology4
or R120 340 Mammalian Physiology
R120 342Developmental Biology1-3
or R120 343 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
Three Credit Laboratories
R120 328Ornithology3
R120 371Field Study Plant Ecology3
R120 380Field Ecology3
R120 381Ecological History of North Am3
BIOL 385Evolution of Animal Behavior Laboratory3
BIOL 475Ecological Field Methods and Analysis3
R120 485 Tropical field Biology3
Optometry Transfer Courses *13
BVS 121 3
BVS 1063
BVS 1313
BVS 1813
Dental Transfer Courses(13 Credits) *
ANAT 7109
NEUR 7109