Any Mercy College student in good standing can declare a biology major. High school science courses (Biology and Chemistry with a lab) or their college equivalents, must be taken within the past seven years with a “C” or better prior to the first semester. For students to progress to semester III of the program, the mathematics pre-requisites must be met. High school courses or their college equivalents within the past seven years with a “C” or better include Algebra I; Algebra II and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus or an integrated sequence of advanced math courses (Statistics, Business Math, and/or computer courses will not fulfill this requirement). All program courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better; a grade of “B” or higher preferred, to progress through the program and for graduation.
For students who are not United States citizens and/or for whom English is a second language, please review the college catalog online for further admission information.