What Classes Do Biology Majors Take?
As a Biology major, you’ll complete a core of biology and science support courses — from microbiology and genetics to anatomy and physiology — along with an internship or research experience and a concentration of your choosing. Our flexible program also allows you to explore courses in other subject areas, including law, art and writing.
Our professors provide you with a rigorous curriculum and hands-on learning experiences that are tailored to prepare you for graduate programs and careers, while providing the personalized support you need to be successful. Many are also active scholars, performing primary research in their own labs.
Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program
CSTEP, sponsored by the New York State Department of Education, provides paid research experiences, MCAT prep and other forms of academic support to underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students in Biology, Health Sciences and other science-related majors or professional programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Biology provides a strong base in biological study, paired with a concentration that fits your specific interests.
- Pre-Medical Studies
- Pre-Professional Clinical Lab Science and Cytotechnology
- Law and Society
- Environmental Science
- Science Writing
The Bachelor of Arts in Biology gives you a broad overview of knowledge and techniques in modern biology. The flexible curriculum can prepare you for careers in teaching, in environmental studies, in government agencies and more.