Biology

Biology students examine a cadaver

Program Overview

The associate degree in biology prepares students to move into a curriculum in a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree in such areas as botany, zoology, conservation and teaching. The biologist with a baccalaureate degree is prepared to enter graduate or professional programs of specialized study such as medicine, dentistry, medical technology, osteopathy and veterinary medicine.

The graduate of the AA program in biology will:

  1. Demonstrate proficient research skills in data gathering and analysis.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication using the language, concepts and models of biology.
  3. Demonstrate effective content knowledge of biodiversity.

Location

Santa Maria Campus Bldg M207
LVC 
805-922-6966 ext. 3202

Hours

Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Department office closed each June and July
 
 

 

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