Program overview

Interested in exploring your love for the sciences by adding a minor to your undergraduate studies? Minor in biology at Rider to gain knowledge in a diverse set of courses and labs ranging from the behavior of marine organisms to immunology. 

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Minor requirements

Our 20-credit minor integrates various areas of biology and provides each student with a foundation in the life sciences.


Biology (Minor)

Paul Jivoff

Professor, Department Chair

Department of Biology, Behavioral Neuroscience and Health Sciences

Mike and Patti Hennessy Science and Technology Center

pjivoff [at]


Academic Focus: Biology

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