This is a remarkable time to be a biologist. The 21st century will arguably be remembered as the “Century of Biology.” Boundless frontiers in such areas as genetics, cell, developmental and molecular biology, neurobiology and cognitive science, stem cell research, bioinformatics, biomaterials, environmental science, ecology, and evolution hold great promise for changing our lives in extraordinary ways. Rutgers, as a major research university in New Jersey, is firmly positioned as one of the key contributors to the shaping of the Century of Biology. We believe that the undergraduate biology student at Rutgers will not only be a beneficiary of this exciting environment, but also a contributor to it. Read More...
Rutgers Biological Science Majors - Ranked #6 in the Nation in the 2013-2014 Pay Scale College Salary Report. See details for Best Schools in Biological Sciences here!
Summer and Winter Session Course Policy:
Summer Session courses shorter than 5 weeks and Winter Session courses of two or more credits do not count toward the Biological Sciences major or minor. We strongly encourage students to meet with an advisor before registering for any online, summer, or winter session course!
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If you have a question about the major in Biological Sciences, please contact the Director of Advising:
Anne Carr-Schmid, Ph.D.
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