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BIOLOGY

Division of Mathematics and Sciences 

Division of Mathematics and Sciences
Dean:
Martin Stringer​
Department Co-Chairs (Life Science):
Denise Foley​
Mark Smith
Faculty:
Denise Foley
Kimberly Johnson
Anson Lui
Sandra Sanchez
Mark Smith
Michael Taylor
Location:SC-210
Phone:(714) 628-4771


The Associate of Science degree in Biology prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree in biology or disciplines such as microbiology, botany, zoology, and careers in teaching, medicine and health sciences.

The Associate in Science in Biology for Transfer degree prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree in biology or disciplines such as microbiology, botany, zoology, and careers in teaching, medicine and health sciences.

 

NOTE: Only the CSU GE Breadth for STEM or IGETC for STEM patterns will be accepted towards the completion of the general education portion of this degree. Unlike other Associate Degrees for Transfer, traditional CSU GE Breadth (Plan B) and traditional IGETC for the UC and CSU (Plan C) will not be accepted.

 

The Associate of Science degree in Biotechnology is designed for students who wish to obtain the skills required to gain employment in industries influenced by biotechnology as well as for incumbent workers seeking career opportunities. Upon completion of this program, students will be eligible to obtain employment as laboratory assistants, biomanufacturing technicians, or research and development technicians.

The Certificate of Achievement in Biotechnology Biomanufacturing Technician is designed for students who wish to obtain the skills required to gain employment in industries influenced by biotechnology as well as for incumbent workers seeking career opportunities. Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be eligible to obtain employment as laboratory assistants or biomanufacturing technicians.

The Certificate of Achievement in Biotechnology Laboratory Technician of Food Safety is designed for students who wish to obtain the skills required to gain employment in industries influenced by biotechnology within the food industry as well as for incumbent workers seeking career opportunities. Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be eligible to obtain employment as laboratory assistants, biomanufacturing technicians, or research and development technicians.

The Certificate of Achievement in Biotechnology Laboratory Technician is designed for students who wish to obtain the skills required to gain employment in industries influenced by biotechnology as well as for incumbent workers seeking career opportunities. Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be eligible to obtain employment as laboratory assistants, biomanufacturing technicians, or research and development technicians

The Certificate of Proficiency in Biotechnology Lab Assistant is designed for students who wish to obtain the skills required to gain employment in industries influenced by biotechnology as well as for incumbent workers seeking career opportunities. Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be eligible to obtain employment as laboratory assistants.