The associate degree in biology prepares students to move into a curriculum in a four-year
institution leading to a baccalaureate degree in such areas as botany, zoology, conservation
and teaching. The biologist with a baccalaureate degree is prepared to enter graduate
or professional programs of specialized study such as medicine, dentistry, medical
technology, osteopathy and veterinary medicine.
The graduate of the AA program in biology will:
- Demonstrate proficient research skills in data gathering and analysis.
- Demonstrate effective communication using the language, concepts and models of biology.
- Demonstrate effective content knowledge of biodiversity.
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