Department of Biology
1000 East Victoria St.
Carson CA 90747
Tel: 310 243-3381
Fax: 310 243-2350
Biology Degree Options
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Cellular and Molecular Option
Ecology and Environmental Option
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
For information on biology degree requirements, please see the university catalog or look at our flatsheets and roadmaps
Master of Science (M.S.)
Flatsheet, Application Form, and Handbook
Dr. Landefeld's new book Mentoring and Diversity: Tips for Students and Professionals for Developing and Maintaining a Diverse Scientific Community is now available.
Some helpful links when preparing your application to graduate or professional schools, courtesy of Indiana University:
Top 10 Tips on Preparing a Successful Application Flyer
Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation - the Do's and Don'ts Flyer
Getting Advised and Registered
MyCSUDH - Register for classes online.
Class Schedule - Find out what classes are being offered this semester.
University Catalog - Major Advising - Contact us to set up an appointment with a department faculty member for major advising or pre-med advising, at (310) 243-3381. If you are unable to see an adviser immediately, you can get additional help from the NBS Student Services center.
Assist.org - If you are a transfer student, check here for course articulation.
Blackboard - Find syllabi, lecture notes, assignments for your courses.
Faculty Office Hours
C.L.A.S.S. - Having difficulties with your classes? Why not take advantage of free, on-campus tutoring services from the Center for Learning and Academic Support Services
Opportunities and Scholarships
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Center for the Advancement of Diversity in Science and Mathematics (CADiSM)
Minorities Biomedical Research Support (MBRS)
Judith Presch Scholarship - Desert Studies
Department of Defense SMART Scholarships
Lois W. Chi Science Scholarship
AfterCollege (opportunities for CSUDH Biology graduates here)
California Association of Criminalists
Southern California Biomedical Council
Ecological Society of America
California Fish and Game