Biology

Program Level: Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Science and Technology
Institute: Science & Technology
College: NLC

What is the program?

Biology is suitable for science majors and those students intending to pursue careers in health and allied fields. Topics include the nature, history and philosophy of science, basic chemistry, cell structure and function, genetics, evolution and classification of living organisms.Math requirements for students wishing to continue their studies in Biology vary widely. Investigate the math requirements of the four-year schools to which the student intends to apply and design an educational plan accordingly.

What will I learn?

By studying biology, students will acquire insight into the processes and interactions of living things and the interrelationships of organisms within the environment.

What can I do with this course of study?

The study of biology provides a strong foundation for those who plan to pursue a career in science. Employment opportunities include a wide range of options from teaching, working as a researcher in health care and academic institutions, to pharmaceutical sales and medicine. Students studying biology will be prepared to transfer to a university and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree.

 What is special about Biology?

Interaction between faculty and students is one of the most significant ingredients for student success. Therefore, access to the faculty is provided through small classes and regular posted office hours. Students can also get additional practice at the college’s on-site Science Study Lab.

insight into the processes and interactions of living things and the interrelationships of organisms within the environment