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Biology Degree Options

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Cellular and Molecular Option
Ecology and Environmental Option
Microbiology Option

Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Biology Minor
Microbiology Minor

For information on biology degree requirements, please see the university catalog or look at our flatsheets and roadmaps

Master of Science (M.S.)

Flatsheet [PDF], Application Form [Word Doc.], and Handbook [Word Doc.]

Pre-health professions Information. The pre-health advisor is Dr. Tom Landefeld

The Pre-health Society page is here and here is their Facebook page

Biology Club Facebook page here

Dr. Landefeld's new book Mentoring and Diversity: Tips for Students and Professionals for Developing and Maintaining a Diverse Scientific Community is now available.

Some helpful links when preparing your application to graduate or professional schools, courtesy of Indiana University:

Top 10 Tips on Preparing a Successful Application Flyer [PDF]

Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation - the Do's and Don'ts Flyer [PDF]

Getting Advised and Registered 

MyCSUDH - Register for classes online.
Class Schedule - Find out what classes are being offered this semester.
University Catalog - Major Advising - Contact us to set up an appointment with a department faculty member for major advising or pre-med advising, at (310) 243-3381. If you are unable to see an adviser immediately, you can get additional help from the NBS Student Services center. - If you are a transfer student, check here for course articulation.

Classroom Resources

Blackboard - Find syllabi, lecture notes, assignments for your courses.
Faculty Office Hours [PDF]
C.L.A.S.S. - Having difficulties with your classes? Why not take advantage of free, on-campus tutoring services from the Center for Learning and Academic Support Services

Opportunities and Scholarships

"After College" scholarships **NEW**
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Center for the Advancement of Diversity in Science and Mathematics (CADiSM)
Minorities Biomedical Research Support (MBRS)
Judith Presch Scholarship - Desert Studies [PDF]
Department of Defense SMART Scholarships
Lois W. Chi Science Scholarship

Current Internships and Research Opportunities

Graduate School Opportunities

Employment Resources

AfterCollege (opportunities for CSUDH Biology graduates here)
Kelly Scientific
Science Careers
Nature Jobs
California Association of Criminalists
Southern California Biomedical Council
Ecological Society of America
California Fish and Game
Eco Employ