Biological Science

Are you curious about living things? Do you like to ask questions and solve scientific problems? Are you interested in helping to advance scientific knowledge and our understanding of life on Earth?

This program is a great option for anyone interested in problem solving. You will be prepared to think critically, work with your hands, analyze experiments, and solve complex problems in numerous fields of biology.

This program is in the interest areas:

Career Opportunities

The biological sciences program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

With additional education:

  • Public Health Officer
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Botanist
  • Government, Industry, Academic or Hospital  Researcher
  • Physician / Medical Professional
  • Teacher / Professor

Degrees and Certificates

Change your life with a biological sciences degree and/or certificate. Our program gives you options to explore.

Catalog information

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.