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Camden Undergraduate
 
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Undergraduate Education in Camden
Degree Requirements
Liberal Arts Colleges
Camden College of Arts and Sciences
University College-Camden
Programs, Faculty, and Courses
Course Notation Information
Availability of Majors
Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Transfer Credit
Departmental Honors Program
Teacher Certification in Biology
Courses
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Education
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Law
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
School of Business-Camden
Academic Policies and Procedures
Divisions of the University
Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
Catalogs
  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Biology 120 Departmental Honors Program  

Departmental Honors Program


A candidate for honors should consult his or her academic adviser or department chair during the spring semester of the junior year. The student must have completed at least 75 credits of coursework with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 and demonstrated an aptitude for original research. Once admitted, the candidate must enroll in 50:120:491,492 Special Problems in Biology (4 credits in each semester of the senior year), where he or she will carry out a research project under guidance of a biology faculty member and write an honors paper that must be accepted by three faculty members of the biology department who constitute an Honors Committee. The candidate must maintain the requisite grade-point average until the end of the senior year and take a comprehensive examination (oral and/or written, prepared by the Honors Committee) during the last week of classes of the final semester. The Honors Committee will determine whether the student's work merits honors, high honors, or no honors.

Internships for Biology Major Credit

The biology department encourages students to participate in internships. Biology majors wishing to undertake an internship for biology elective credit must (1) receive approval from a biology department faculty member and (2) register for 3 or more credits of Special Problems in Biology (50:120:491,492) or another approved course via that faculty member, who will serve as the internship supervisor.

The biology department also encourages students to participate in the college's internship program administered by the Career Center, but the credits received after completing that program cannot be used to fulfill any part of the biology major.

 
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