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Important Announcement: All Biology courses have new rubrics and numbers starting in Fall 2015

What Biology courses should I take?

That depends on your ultimate educational goals. Click on the course below to see its Course Description.

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
  • 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 Viticulture
  • AS in Enology

Biology Department

Nan Ho
Dean of Math, Science, Engineering and Public Safety
925.424.1344
Email Dean's Office

Jill Carbone
Biology Coordinator
925.424.1308
jcarbone@laspositascollege.edu

Barbara Zingg
925.424.1387
bzingg@laspositascollege.edu

Ann Hight
925.424.1307
ahight@laspositascollege.edu

Michal Shuldman
925.424.1309
mshuldman@laspositascollege.edu

Darcy Ernst
925.424.1397
dernst@laspositascollege.edu

Segal Boaz
sboaz@laspositascollege.edu

Tri-Beta Honor Society

Biology Club

The primary goal of the Biology Club is to bring lovers of biology together. The Club is open to all students excited about making a difference, building friendships, serving the community, and exploring many opportunities for leadership and fun activities.

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