Rider’s B.A. and B.S. biology degree options cover coursework in biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics which are designed to provide knowledge and the development of technical and analytical skills needed to pursue a life of learning and practicing science.
The B.S. program consists of 62-63 credits in the major. The B.A. program consists of 52 credits in the major and is designed for students who may desire a biology degree, but do not have a full eight semesters to commit to the program. Such students may be those enrolled in the College of Education and Human Services, transfer students or students choosing a second major.