(120 credit 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
MATH 138 General Calculus I 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
FRSH SEM First-Year Seminar 0
 Term Credits14
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 1
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
MATH 238 General Calculus II 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
 Term Credits14
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
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Biology Functional Laboratory Elective Cluster B 4
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
Social Science GER 3
Legal Foundations Elective 5 3
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
Biology Laboratory Elective 4
Biology Cluster A or C Elective 3
PHYS 102 General Physics 3
PHYS 102A General Physics Lab 1
Legal Foundations Elective 5 3
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
Biology Laboratory Elective 3 3
Biology Cluster A or C Elective 3
PHYS 103 General Physics 3
PHYS 103A General Physics Lab 1
Legal Foundations Elective 5 3
IT 331 Privacy and Information Technology 3
 Term Credits16
Fourth Year
1st Semester
Biology Elective 3
Biology Elective 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3 3
Technical Elective 4 3
Free Elective 2 3
HIST 312 Prof Development in Law (recommended) 1
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Biology Elective 3
IT 332 Digital Crime 3
IE 447 Legal Aspects of Engineering 3
EVSC 335 Environmental Law 3
HIST 310 Co-op in Law, Technology, Culture and History I 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits120

Biology Credits: 38

Technical Electives

Any course in chemistry, math or physics beyond major requirements. Any course in environmental science, computer science or engineering. Additional biology courses can be used as technical electives.

Free Electives

Any course in any subject at any level.

Biology Electives

One course must be taken from each cluster.

Concept Cluster Ecology and Evolution

BIOL 382Animal Behavior3
BIOL 222Evolution3
or R120 222 Evolution
R120 280Ecology3
R120 370Plant Ecology3

Concept Cluster Molecular and Cellular

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

Concept Cluster Functional Organism(4 cr)

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

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 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
FRSC 307Crime Scene Investigation &Lab4
FRSC 480Forensic Microscopy4
CHEM 475
CHEM 473
Biochemistry Lab I
and Biochemistry
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 486Tropical Field Biology2

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 342Developmental Biology (Embryology)3
BIOL 344Physiological Mechanisms3
BIOL 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
or R120 445 Endocrinology
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 448Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad!3
BIOL 453Applied Genetics & Genomics3
R120 455Molec Cell Biology3
BIOL 462Comparative Biomechanics3
R120 472Environmental Assessment3
CHEM 474Biochemistry II3
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
BIOL 498Special Topics in Biology3

See the General Education Requirements  “Refer to the General Education Requirements for specific information for GER courses" 

Legal Foundations Electives 

HIST 361The Founding of the American Nation3
HIST 362Sex, Gender, and the Law in American History3
HIST 364American Law in the World3
HIST 369Law and Society in History3
MGMT 290Business Law I3
PHIL 300Philosophy of Law and Social Justice3
STS 300Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Technology3
R790 304Intro Law And Legal Res3