Marymount Manhattan


Department of
Natural Sciences

Bachelor of Arts - Biology (B.A.)

imageThis major is appropriate for students seeking careers in physical/occupational therapy, nursing, and nutrition. It also fulfills the pre-requisites for most Physician Assistant (PA) programs.

B.A. Biology: 51-58 Credits

General Education: 42 Credits
Major: 51-58 Credits
Elective Credits: 20-27 Credits    


REQUIREMENTS
 FOR A B.A. IN BIOLOGY

BIOL 136 Anatomy (w/laboratory) 4
GS 183 Environmental Science 3
BIOL 220 General Biology I (w/laboratory) 4
BIOL 222 General Biology II (w/laboratory) 4
BIOL 240 Cellular and Molecular Biology (w/laboratory)  
4
BIOL 234 Human Physiology (w/laboratory) or
BIOL 329 Physiology (w/ Laboratory)
4
CHEM 233/234 General Chemistry I (w/laboratory) 4
CHEM 235/236 General Chemistry II (w/laboratory) 4
MATH 224 Statistics 3
PHYS 201 Introduction to Physics (w/laboratory) or
PHYS 261 General Physics I (w/laboratory)
4 or 5
BIOL 320 Microbiology (w/laboratory) 4
BIOL/CHEM 441 Biochemistry or BIOL 425 Genetics 4
BIOL/CHEM 340 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry or            
CHEM 317/318 Organic Chemistry I (w/laboratory)
4 or 5
BIOL/CHEM 441 Biochemistry or BIOL 425 Genetics 4
BIOL 490 Senior Seminar
1
Prerequisites for Biology Majors  0-5
*MATH 139 Precalculus I  0-3
*MATH 140 Precalculus II 0-3
Total Credits 51-58

*MATH 141 Precalculus (4 credits) may substitute for MATH 139+140
Please see the course catalog for more information.


Faces of MMC

  • Elizabeth Perez

    Class of 2006, Major in Biology

  • Ashley Pirovano

    Class of 2013, Major in Biology

  • Devin Columbus

    Class of 2009, Major in Biology

  • Olympia Gaglioti

    Class of 2012, Major in Biology

  • Emerson Khost

    Class of 2013, Major in Biology

  • Kirtan Kaur

    Class of 2012, Major in Biology

  • Zach Barbati

    Class of 2010, Major in Biology