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Steps for a Successful Transfer to Lehman College

Information for Prospective and Current Biology Students

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Click Here To OpenGraduate with Departmental Honors? (Click on the + Sign to View)

  • Achieve a cumulative index of 3.2 and an index of 3.5 in the biology major for a minimum of 24 credits of courses taken at Lehman College.
  • Satisfactory completion of Bio 490 with a faculty mentor.

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  • Become familiar with a biology or other science faculty research by reading some of their published work on the departmental websites.  
  • Select biology or other science faculty with whom you want to do research.
  • While taking a course with the faculty or during academic events, show your knowledge and motivation for research, and display good work ethics, conscientiousness, and diligence in following through with academic projects
  • Express your interest in research to the faculty either in person or via email.
  • With faculty permission, register for Bio 489 or Bio 490. Note that faculty permission is required to take these research-based courses.
  • Research Scholarships are also available for eligible students through the New York City Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and for juniors pursuing doctoral programs in biomedical sciences through the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE).

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Join the Lehman College Biology Majors Organization on Blackboard to find the most updated information on internships, scholarships, jobs, and events designed for biology majors.

Click Here To OpenMeet a Biology Advisor (Click on the + Sign to View)

  • Access the website for the Department of Biological Sciences.
  • On the home page, select the Student Advising Link.
  • Follow the instructions on the page to find and meet with an advisor.
  • View Information for Students to check for answers to your questions.

Click Here To Open Guides to Success in Biology (Click on the + Sign to View)

  • Access the website for the Department of Biological Sciences
  • On the home page, select the “Student Success” tab.
  • Scroll to read:
    • Join Student Clubs and Honor Societies to Promote Success
    • Follow Guidelines for Success in Biology
    • Seek Help and Remain informed
    • Follow Guidelines for Finding a Career in Biology
    • What You Can Do with a Biology Degree
    • If Undecided, Follow Guidelines for Choosing a Major