skip links
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
925.424.1308

Nan Ho
Biology Co-Coordinator
925.424.1344

Barbara Zingg
925.424.1387

Ann Hight
925.424.1307

Michal Shuldman
925.424.1000

Lisa Everett
Dean of Math, Science, Engineering and Public Safety
925.424.1182

Meet Biology Faculty

Print this Page Email this Page

Page last modified: August 23, 2012