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College Of Arts And Sciences
Biology
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Why Study Biology?

You'll have the choice of completing either a Major, Bachelor of Arts or Major, Bachelor of Science degree, with distinct tracks, specializations and advantages to help you reach your goals. Our faculty are leaders in the field, and include members of the National Academy of Sciences and winners of Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. For motivated students like you, we offer faculty-sponsored independent research and honors programs in Biology or in Biology and Society.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Developmental Genetics
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Environmental Biology
  • Neuroscience

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Fundamentals: Organisms to Ecosystems
  • Cell, Brain, Mind
  • Cancer Biology
  • Ecosystem Ecology & Global Environment

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Production Lab Assistant Manager
  • Patient Service Representative
  • Medical and Biological Illustrator
  • Laboratory Technician

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Access Bio, Inc.
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Hahn Medical Media
  • Columbia University Medical Center

Interested in this Major?

Undergraduate Biology Program

Chair: John Peter Gergen

Office: Biology Learning Laboratories, Undergraduate Biology Office Suite, Rooms 104-112

Phone: (631) 632-8530

College Of Arts And Sciences
Biology
Back to all Programs

Why Study Biology?

You'll have the choice of completing either a Major, Bachelor of Arts or Major, Bachelor of Science degree, with distinct tracks, specializations and advantages to help you reach your goals. Our faculty are leaders in the field, and include members of the National Academy of Sciences and winners of Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. For motivated students like you, we offer faculty-sponsored independent research and honors programs in Biology or in Biology and Society.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Developmental Genetics
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Environmental Biology
  • Neuroscience

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Fundamentals: Organisms to Ecosystems
  • Cell, Brain, Mind
  • Cancer Biology
  • Ecosystem Ecology & Global Environment

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Production Lab Assistant Manager
  • Patient Service Representative
  • Medical and Biological Illustrator
  • Laboratory Technician

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Access Bio, Inc.
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Hahn Medical Media
  • Columbia University Medical Center

Interested in this Major?

Undergraduate Biology Program

Chair: John Peter Gergen

Office: Biology Learning Laboratories, Undergraduate Biology Office Suite, Rooms 104-112

Phone: (631) 632-8530

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