Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements for pursuing chemistry, mathematics, physics, or biology at Ithaca College?

If you intend to major in chemistry, math, or physics at Ithaca College, you should take at least three and one-half years of high school mathematics, including advanced algebra and trigonometry.

There are no special prerequisites for studying biology at Ithaca College, although high school preparation in science and math will be helpful.

If you want to study these fields, but you don't want to major in them in college, all of these areas have curricular options for you.