The Division offers A.S. degree programs designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions or health care related programs at Essex and other schools. The faculty hold advanced degrees in biology, chemistry, or related fields, and are experienced teachers. In addition, most faculty have extensive research backgrounds which they draw upon to help students develop their own research projects. The programs utilize state-of-the-art biology and chemistry laboratories and students have access to multi-media computer laboratories with internet access. Division majors may also join the Essex Chemical Society, a student affiliate of the American Chemical Society, and participate in various school and community activities related to chemistry and general science.



Division of Biology & Chemistry
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room 2141 (Blue Area)
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.877.3430
Fax: 973.877.1930

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