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Biology - Ecology, B.Sc.

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Overview

All programs in the Department of Biology combine a strong core of fundamentals followed by advanced training in upper-level courses. The department emphasizes hands-on experience in laboratory and field settings. Students pursuing the B.S. in biology may choose to concentrate in one of three areas: general, ecology, or physiology and behavior. Students in the biotechnology program complete courses that emphasize biology at the molecular and cellular levels and the application of this knowledge to medicine, agriculture, and other developing industries.

Students majoring in biology or biotechnology may continue their education in medical, dental, and veterinary schools, or pursue graduate study in such diverse fields as animal physiology, molecular biology, botany, biochemistry, genetics, behavior genetics, ecology, microbiology, and neuroscience. Graduates not electing advanced study may obtain employment as technicians or research assistants in pharmaceutical industries, in hospital, clinical, and government laboratories, or at environmental firms. There are also many career opportunities for teachers with good training in the sciences. Certification is available for students interested in teaching science at the elementary or secondary level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    61 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • General Genetics
  • Ecology, Evolution, And Behavior
  • Ecology
  • General Chemistry 

For more information please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • High school transcript
  • If submitting scores, your official SAT or ACT scores sent electronically to William Paterson University from The College Board or the American College Testing Program
  • $50 application fee
  • Admission for international students is based on a review of the appropriate educational documents as well as proficiency in English as measured by the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Testing System (IELTS).

For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10568 USD/semester
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  • National

    10568 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    6468 USD/semester
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  • Part-Time (local, per credit): $ 414
  • Part-Time (national and international, per credit): $ 685

Living costs for Passaic

  • 1226 - 3020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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