Kathryn Nette, Ph.D.
Program Chair
Phone: 619-660-4345

Biological Sciences

The Biology Major's curriculum is designed to provide a two-year transfer program with emphasis on the uniformity and diversity of life. The major


degree requirements


fulfill the lower division requirements for majors in biology, cell and molecular biology, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, environmental health, microbiology and ecology. A second transfer pathway is available for students who plan to enter Allied Health programs such as nursing, radiology technician, respiratory therapy, ultrasonography and others. Students interested in majoring in Biology or any Allied Health related field should contact a counselor or biology department representative as soon as possible upon entry to the college.


Career Opportunities

  • Aquatic Biologist *
  • Athletic Trainer *
  • Biologist *
  • Biochemical Engineer *
  • Biological Technician
  • Biomedical Equipment Technician
  • Biotechnologist
  • Botanist *
  • Clinical Lab Technologist
  • Cytologist *
  • Ecologist *
  • Environmental Engineer *
  • Environmental Technician
  • Environmental Microbiologist *
  • Genetic Engineering Technician
  • Greenhouse Assistant
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Physical Therapist *
  • Public Health Biologist *
  • Purification Technician
  • Research Assistant
  • Safety Specialist
  • Teacher *
  • Technical Writer
  • Waste Management Technician

* Bachelor Degree or higher required




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