Biology

Jack Holloman

Jack Holloman spent a semester abroad studying biodiversity in Madagascar

Biology majors to all over the world to study abroad. This page contains information that will help Biology Majors determine how to integrate study abroad into their Brandeis careers.

Sample of Approved Programs with Biology Coursework

Visit the Brandeis Approved Programs List to review a comprehensive list of programs that offer Biology coursework. Click on "Advanced Search" to filter options or search for unique program traits like internships or research. Additional programs might have acceptable coursework, but this list shows the primary locations where Biology courses may be available.

Biology Study Abroad Liaison

To assist students with their academic choices abroad and to help answer any questions about receiving major/minor credit while abroad, each academic department and program has assigned a faculty member to serve as the study abroad liaison. Biology majors who plan to study abroad should speak with the study abroad liaison before they go abroad, and again once they have returned from study abroad.

The liaisons for Biology is Prof.Rachel Woodruff.

Receiving Credit in Biology

Students wishing to receive Biology credit for work done off campus during the academic year should discuss their desired coursework with their study abroad liaison for Biology. After returning from abroad, complete the Petition to Request Substitution for a Requirement form

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Can I receive credit toward the Biology major for courses taken overseas?

Yes, provided that the courses offered by your chosen study abroad program are approved by the Biology department.  You can count quantitative electives, and up to two of your biology or general science electives, while abroad.

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For the BS in Biology is it possible to have a course abroad count towards the Quantitative Course List, Biology electives, or general science electives requirements?

Yes, provided that the courses offered by your chosen study abroad program are approved by the Biology department.  You can count quantitative electives, and up to two of your biology or general science electives, while abroad.

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As a biology major, do I need to meet with the Biology Study Abroad Liaison when I plan my course of study abroad?

You need to have a brief meeting or email correspondence with the Biology Study Abroad Liaison; it is OK to do this before you know exactly which courses you want to take.