Biological Sciences

Biology Courses

Important Announcement: All Biology courses have new rubrics and numbers starting in Fall 2015. Please refer to this table.

What Biology courses should I take? That depends on your ultimate educational goals. Click on the course below to see its Course Description. For course outlines, click here.

General Education Courses for the Non-Biology Major

* Biology 10 and Biology 20 are offered in both traditional face-to-face format and as online courses.

Biology Transfers, Biology Majors and Pre-Professional Pathway

Pre-Nursing and Pre-Dental Hygiene Pathway

Other Courses Offered

  • Biology 29: Independent Study
  • Biology 9 (not currently offered): Biology Colloquium is offered each spring for plant enthusiasts who want to learn how to use Jepson Manual to identify California wildflowers.
  • Zoology 9 (not currently offered): Zoology Colloquium is offered each semester as an optional course that helps Biology 1B students develop field and research methods for their semester-long animal behavior study.

Other Degrees & Certificates Requiring One or More Biology Courses

  • Certificate of Achievement in Administrative Medical Assistant 
  • Certificate of Achievement in Emergency Medical Services (EMS)-EMT Paramedic
  • Certificate of Achievement in Pharmacy Technology
  • Career Certificate in Sports Medicine
  • Certificate of Achievement in Enology
  • Certificate of Achievement in Viticulture
  • Viticulture and Enology Preparation for Transfer to UC Davis
  • Viticulture and Enology Preparation for Transfer to CSU Fresno
  • Program-based GE for AS in Chemistry (Transfer Preparation)
  • AS in Emergency Medical Services (EMS)-EMT Paramedic
  • AA (Transfer Preparation) in Environmental Studies
  • AA in Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • AS in Occupational Safety and Health
  • AA in Physical Education (Transfer Preparation)
  • AA in Psychology (note: Bio 10 and 31 are now recommended electives)
  • AS in Surgical Technology
  • AS in Viticulture
  • AS in Enology

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
925.424.1309

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

Meet Biology Faculty

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