- Type: BS
- Location: Hempstead, New York
- Duration: 3 Years
- Deadline: Ongoing
Course DescriptionBS in Biology is appropriate for students planning graduate studies in biology and professional pursuits in the fields of biology, medicine or higher education. The BS has an options requirement- areas of specialized learning. Choose from: mathematics, actuarial science, applied mathematics, chemistry, physics, engineering or computer science. The BS requires a minimum of 45 semester hours in biology.
The biology department offers the following five specialized study tracks for students who have predetermined specific study and career goals: Cell and Molecular Biology; Ecology and Evolution; Marine Biology; Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental and Pre-Veterinary Studies; and Secondary Education. Required courses and other suggested courses for each track are given below. Students must plan their specific schedules in consultation with their biology adviser. Please note that these study tracks do not constitute separate degrees; they are courses of study within the BA and BS majors in biology.