Department Chair:  Professor Robert Highley

Department Secretary: Marie Notholt

Pitkin Education Center (Main Building) Room S-131

Phone (201) 447-7140


Degree Options:


Mission Statement

The mission of the Biology Department at Bergen Community College is to establish a high quality biological science education for all of our students.

The department is committed to excellence in our teaching so that our students acquire:

  • A fundamental knowledge of basic facts and theories in biology in order to pursue a career in science or allied health
  • Essential scientific knowledge for non science majors such that these students will be able to understand scientific concepts in contemporary society
  • An ability to critically analyze information using scientific reasoning
  • Effective communication skills