Biology is a diverse subject that can cover many specialized fields. We offer courses in many biological sciences, from Anatomy to Zoology. We also provide useful courses for those who plan to go into medical or nursing careers. Our Biological Sciences degree programs meet the transfer requirements for many different kinds of fields.
TRANSFER AND MAJOR REQUIREMENTS in Biological Sciences are available in the Counseling Center. Transfer students planning to major in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Ecology, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Forestry, Wildlife Management, Natural Resources, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry and Pharmacy should consult with a counselor for specific transfer requirements.
If you’re interested in any kind of field in biology, this is the degree program you need. We provide you with coursework to meet the transfer requirements for over twenty kinds of fields. The careers paths you can take range from Forestry to Occupational Therapy. A Biological Science A.S. degree can also help you get an entry-level position in the field of your choice.
Watersheds—the land area draining into the major creeks and river systems—require a lot of care. Our Watershed Ecology Technician’s (WET) program offers an A.S. degree in the study of all aspects of the environment, including the organisms that live within an entire watershed. We provide you with the basics you need for an entry-level position with relevant organizations or governmental agencies.
|Occupations (SOC code - links to summary report)||Forest and Conservation Techs
|Semester Units Required||28|
|Normal Time to Completion Rounded (months)**||18|
|Estimated Total Fees||$1,360|
|Estimated Total Cost of Books and Supplies||$2,212|
|Optional Dorm Fee: Estimated Total||$10,236|
|Students Completing the Program 2011-12*||*|
|On-Time Completion Count*||*|
|On-Time Completion Rate (%)*||*|
|Median Loan Amount*||*|
|* Where completions number fewer than 10, data may not be disclosed due to confidentiality regulations
** Based on full time attendance
Keely Carroll is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Sierra College. After completing her Bachelor’s at CSU, Sacramento, she worked for... More