Biological Sciences

AA Biology Emphasis in Allied Health

The AA- Biology- Emphasis in Allied Health provides students with a strong biology and chemistry foundation to prepare students for entry into Allied Health careers, such as nursing, dental hygiene, and surgical technician programs. The AA- Biology- Emphasis in Allied Health is transferable to Nursing and Health Science majors at various universities. Some variation in degree requirements may exist at a particular four-year institution; therefore, it is essential that the student refer to the catalog of the prospective transfer institution and consult a counselor.

AA – Biology- Emphasis in Allied Health Requirements

Freshman Year

Courses Units
Anatomy 1 (General Human Anatomy) 5
Chemistry 30A (Introductory and Applied Chemistry I) 4
Chemistry 30B (Introductory and Applied Chemistry II) 4
General Education Courses  

Sophomore Year

Courses Units
Microbiology 1 (Microbiology) 5
Physiology 1 (Human Physiology) 5
General Education Courses  
Total Units Required 60

Biology Department

Jill Carbone
Biology Co-Coordinator

Nan Ho
Biology Co-Coordinator

Barbara Zingg

Ann Hight

Michal Shuldman

Lisa Everett
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