Westfield State plans to resume its traditional, on-campus schedule for fall 2020. Given the ongoing uncertainties related to COVID-19, we believe it is also prudent to develop contingency plans. Updates will be communicated as they become available.×
Students majoring in Biology must complete both the University Common Core requirements and the courses required for the Major (60 credits). All Biology Majors must take the following courses from within the Department:
Majors must also complete the following courses from outside the Department:
* These courses also count toward satisfaction of the University Common Core requirements.
Students seeking certification in Secondary Education in Biology have some specific requirements within the Major. If you are interested in this option, you should consult with our Secondary Education Advisor as early as possible.
All majors must also complete a portfolio wherein they demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Department Learning Outcomes.
Additional information is available in the Student Handbook.