Students at willows wetland preserve

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

  • Master of Science (M.S.)

    For information on biology degree requirements, please see the university catalog

Pre-health profession Information

 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]

  • TLTC - 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

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