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Biology

We offer an Associate Degree of Transfer (AS-T) in Biology.

Biology Program

Biology Courses

4 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Lecture 3 hours; Laboratory 3 hours.

ADVISORY: English 21

In this survey course for non-majors, students learn fundamental biological principles relating to cell biology, genetics, anatomy/physiology, evolution, and conservation. Emphasis is placed on the relationships of living organisms to each other, the human species, and the world they live in.

5 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Lecture 3 hours; Laboratory 6 hours.

PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 125 and Chemistry 60 or Chemistry 68 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent

ADVISORY: English 21 or equivalent

In this course designed for biology majors, students learn the fundamentals of chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, evolution, and the diversity of life. Emphasis is placed on the relationships and associations of the human species to these biological principles and the natural world. Note: Biology 6 is currently offered ONLY in the fall semester.

5 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Lecture 3 hours; Laboratory 6 hours.

PREREQUISITE: Biology 6

In this course designed for biology majors, students learn the fundamentals of evolution, anatomy, physiology, embryology, and ecology. Emphasis is placed on the relationships these fundamental principles are associated with Earth’s diverse organisms, in particular that of plants and animals.

3 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

Lecture 3 hours.

ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 21 or equivalent

In this survey course for the non-science major, students examine biological principles relating to the human species including cell structure, genetics, organ systems, nutrition, and the human impact on the environmental.

Life Sciences Department

Office Hours and Location

Mondays: 1:00PM - 2:45PM
(Except the 2nd Monday of month in which there is NO office hours due to a committee meeting.)

Wednesdays: 10:00AM - 2:45PM
Other times available by appointment only.

Science and Technology Building (SCI), Room 222

Contact

Greg Gonsalves​, Department Chair
Email: @email
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2796