Biological Sciences

Getting Started

What Biology courses should I take? That depends on your ultimate educational goals.

General Education Courses for the Non-Biology Major

* Biology 20 and Ecology 10 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 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 Zoology 1 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

Nan Ho
Biology Co-Coordinator

Barbara Zingg

Ann Hight

Michal Shuldman

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

Meet Biology Faculty

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Page last modified: August 08, 2011