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Department Chair
Daniel Shain

Department Secretary
Janet Caruso
(856) 225-6497

Undergraduate Biology
Kwangwon Lee
(on sabbatical leave)

Graduate Biology
William M. Saidel

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Sample Schedules

All schedules list only the courses taken for the major; you will need to also include courses taken to fulfill the General Curricular Requirements. Please be aware that these are only samples; many other arrangements are possible, and you should discuss your particular situation with a biology faculty member.

Schedule 1 for students with a math deficiency (other schedules are possible)

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 Biology 101 Biology 102
Math 041 Math 042
 
Year 2 Chemical Principles I Chemical Principles II
Pre-calculus Calculus
Biology Elective Biology Elective with Lab
 
Summer General Physics I and II
 
Year 3 Organic Chemistry I Organic Chemistry II
Biology Elective Biology Elective with Lab
 
Year 4 Biology Elective with Lab Biology Elective with Lab
Biology Elective with Lab Biology Elective
Biology Elective Current Topics in Biology

Schedule 2 for students who take Chemical Principles during their freshman year 
(other schedules are possible)

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 Biology 101 Biology 102
Precalculus Calculus
Chemical Principles I Chemical Principles II
 
Year 2 Organic Chemistry I Organic Chemistry II
Biology Elective with Lab Biology Elective with Lab
General Physics I General Physics II
 
Year 3 Biology Elective with Lab Biology Elective with Lab
Biology Elective Biology Elective
 
Year 4 Biology Elective with Lab Biology Elective
Biology Elective Current Topics in Biology

Schedule 3 for students with no math deficiency but who want to postpone Chemical Principles until their sophomore year (other schedules are possible)

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 Biology 101 Biology 102
Precalculus Calculus
 
Year 2 Chemical Principles I Chemical Principles II
Biology Elective Biology Elective with Lab
  Biology Elective with Lab
 
Year 3 Organic Chemistry I Organic Chemistry II
Biology Elective Biology Elective with Lab
General Physics I General Physics II
 
Year 4 Biology Elective with Lab Biology Elective
Biology Elective with Lab Current Topics in Biology
Biology Elective