Are you curious about the billions of living organisms that inhabit our planet? When you are a Biology major at Felician University, you will have the opportunity to study the living world from the smallest cells to massive ecosystems. Biological sciences span a wide range of interests that include anatomy and physiology, molecular biology, ecology and evolution, and health-related biology. With a strong foundation in the basic principles of biology, you will have many career options available to you.
If you wish to pursue a career in a health-related profession, Felician University offers several accelerated, pre-professional programs with cooperating professional schools. These programs include: Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Therapy Technology, Medical Imaging Sciences, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, Audiology, and Podiatry.
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Minor in Biology – 19 credits in biology courses
Concentration in Biochemistry – 49 credits in biology and chemistry courses to prepare for entry into graduate programs and careers such as pharmacology, biotechnology, and chemical analysis.
Points of Interest
Plan and execute an original, hands-on research project in your senior year. You will complete this one-semester project in either biology or chemistry under the guidance of a faculty mentor.
Get a head start when applying to post-graduate programs! Qualified candidates receive departmental letters of reference.
Haven’t decided on a career direction? Switch easily between the biology major and our pre-professional programs, and vice versa, with our flexible curriculum.
Gain practical experience in laboratory techniques in our newly renovated laboratories.
Learn to think critically about complex scientific matters and ethical consequences as you prepare for the many challenges of modern society.
Develop an appreciation of Catholic/Franciscan values as they relate to the practitioner of science.
Doctor of Osteopathy
100% of our 2017 surveyed graduates were either employed or in graduate school six months after graduation.
The average salary of Felician graduates is $50,112.
Where do our students and alumni find internships and employment?
Looking for an internship opportunity? Here is where our students have interned while at Felician:
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Irish Repertory Theatre
New York Red Bulls Soccer Club
Here is a sampling of where our Felician graduates are employed:
American International Group (AIG)
Federal Reserve Bank
Johnson & Johnson
Teachers in the area New Jersey schools
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