Biology, A.A., A.S.
Adult Professional Studies

Explore Biology at Immaculata University

In Immaculata’s biology associate degree programs, you will study living things, examining their chemical and molecular makeup, how they function as organisms, and how they interact with their environments. In the process, you will learn to apply the scientific method, utilizing statistics, models and computers to analyze and interpret data. You will practice careful reasoning, critical thinking and effective communication about scientific topics.

Program Highlights

Where Can I work

An associate degree in biology prepares you to be a technician in a laboratory, veterinary office, agricultural setting, manufacturing plant or another environment. You may use lab equipment to collect, test and analyze samples and report on what you find. You may work with biologists, medical scientists, zoologists, food safety professionals or other scientists.

Graduation Requirements

Associate of Science in Biology Graduation Requirements

  • BIOL 090 (four semesters)
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Evolution and Diversity
  • Ecology OR Vertebrate Structure and Function OR Molecular Biology
  • Fundamental Chemical Concepts I and II
  • Organic Chemistry I and II
  • Applied Calculus I and II

If you choose to continue your studies and earn a bachelor’s degree, you can seamlessly transition from the A.S. into the B.A. or B.S. in biology at Immaculata.

Associate of Arts in Biology Graduation Requirements

  • BIOL 090 (four semesters)
  • Basic College Chemistry I and II
  • Introductory Organic Chemistry
  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Basic College Mathematics I and II
  • 16 elective credits from Biology 100, 200, and/or 300-level courses


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