Program Overview

This program is intended for students pursuing careers that are enhanced by a working knowledge of biological and chemical principles. An Associate of Science in Biology can lead to a number of entry-level jobs in the sciences, giving you the flexibility to work in a related field while deciding if you want to commit to a full B.A. or B.S. Biology program.

Program Highlights

  • Strong foundation in liberal arts
  • Preparation for positions in research and medical labs as well as other areas

Career Potential

One of the main careers for those with an associate degree in biology is laboratory technician. Lab techs work in hospital, clinic and medical research labs.

Another career possibility is that of research assistant at a medical research lab or at a university. An environmental technician is a type of research assistant who helps companies ensure compliance with environmental regulations and helps solve environmental problems.

Additional career options include working as a medical assistant at physicians' offices or clinics, a veterinary technician, a pest control specialist, or a plant science technician.

Curriculum

View the A.S. in Biology Course Sequence Sheet. Please note that day courses are required.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing your biology program, you will be able to:

  • have a basic scientific knowledge of yourself, your surroundings, and living systems
  • follow safe, proper procedures to set up laboratory equipment and prepare specimens
  • think critically and communicate well in writing
  • understand current topics in biological sciences

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