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Environmental Biology, B.Sc.

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Majors of the Environmental Biology program from Ramapo College of New Jersey complete three principles of biology courses. These three courses introduce students to the science of life beginning at the molecular level and progressing to organisms and ecosystems, while the accompanying labs provide hands-on experiences that reinforce this learning. After finishing the foundation courses, students in the bachelor of science program select their major area and take upper-level courses that further develop critical-thinking skills and field techniques.

Mission Statement 

Majors build upon this foundation and gain the necessary background, understanding, and experience to be successful in the fields

of biology, chemistry and biochemistry; this is achieved through coursework complemented by research and independent study opportunities. The MBCH faculty members are actively engaged in quality teaching, research, mentoring and service. These traditions provide the model for our goal to instill motivation, intellectual drive, dedication, integrity, and professionalism in all of our graduates.

The aims of the curriculum and faculty in the Department of Molecular Biology and Chemistry are to acquaint students with the body of knowledge in these disciplines and to teach them to apply this knowledge usefully and responsibly. Coursework includes discussion of historical and philosophical developments of biology and chemistry. The biology program is organized to enable majors to survey the entire field of biology and also to focus in one of a number of areas including molecular biology, cellular biology, microbiology, physiology and genetics. The chemistry program allows the major student to develop a solid foundation in the core areas of chemistry and provides upper-level coursework in more specialized areas such as biochemistry and environmental, atmospheric, and advanced organic chemistry. Both programs offer excellent preparation for one of the many health professional programs. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology and Laboratory
  • Junior Seminar
  • Senior Seminar
  • General Chemistry and Laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry and Laboratory
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Precalculus 
  • Intermediate Physics and Laboratory

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General Requirements

  • Submit the Common Application, including

a. Essay

b. $65 USD non-refundable application fee

  • Submit your official high school or secondary school transcripts. If the transcripts are not in English, they must be translated.
  • Have your official SAT or ACT scores sent directly to Christopher Newport University. If English is not your native language, you must submit English proficiency exam scores.
  • Submit the Financial Resources Statement and official bank statements or affidavits. This is only required for international students who will need an F-1 visa.
  • Submit a copy of your current U.S. visa, if applicable. You may also be required to submit a copy of your parent’s visa or proof of employment.

Tuition Fee

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    19955 USD/semester
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  • National

    13522 USD/semester
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