The Biology programs prepare students for careers in: Cell & Molecular Biology, Research, Ecology & Field Biology, Biochemistry, Systems Biology, Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Genetic Engineering, Animal & Plant Biology, Biology Education, and these Health Professions: Pre-medicine, Pre-dental, Pre-veterinary. What can I do with a Biology Degree?
The Ohlone College Biology Club invites you to come and listen to speaker Dr. Jarred Younger, Assistant Professor and Director of the Adult and Pediatric Laboratory of Stanford University of Medicine!
Many people think they know that either men or woman have the ability to tolerate more pain… But, what does science say? Dr. Jarred Younger will come to Ohlone to answer this question of sexes. Dr. Younger will also be covering other aspects of pain and how it works, why feeling is the most important human sense, and how pain systems can break which in turn can cause debilitating and costly medical conditions.
- Friday, May 10, 2013
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Room 3201, Building 3, second floor, Fremont campus
We strive to learn, explore, and see you there!
Sponsored by the Ohlone College Biology Club.
Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree
Biology A.S. Degree (PDF) - Designed to prepare students for studying the Biological Sciences at most universities. The core courses required in the Associate in Science in Biology will fulfill the lower division requirements for most campuses of the UC and CSU systems. This program will enable students to develop a strong foundation in the life sciences, physical sciences, and mathematics. Furthermore, the theoretical knowledge and laboratory skills acquired by students in this program will also enhance their success with obtaining entry-level jobs that require two years of college-level science and math.
Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree
Natural Science: Biological Science Emphasis A.A. Degree (PDF) - Designed to enable students to develop a strong foundation in the life sciences. Furthermore, the theoretical knowledge and laboratory skills acquired by students in this emphasis will also enhance their success with obtaining entry-level jobs that require two years of college-level life science and laboratory skills.
Certificates of Accomplishment
- Biology: General Certificate of Accomplishment (PDF) - Indicates that students have successfully completed a regimen of introductory science courses including chemistry (inorganic and organic), mathematics or physics, and introductory college biology. Most of these courses are transferable and constitute a part of the freshman/sophomore core courses for the bachelor's degree in biology at four-year institutions. Students gain knowledge and laboratory skills in molecular and cell biology, metabolic processes, microscopy, genetics, DNA technology, microbiology, systematics, plant and animal physiology, and evolution and ecology. This certificate prepares students for a wide range of technical positions in private industry (biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical supply, agricultural, environmental consulting firms, etc.) or in city, state, or federal agencies. This certificate is also ideal for students planning to pursue advanced studies in biology.
- Paleobiology / Natural History Certificate of Accomplishment (PDF) - Signifies that students have received basic knowledge in natural sciences and skills, which facilitate paraprofessional employment such as geological/biological field assistant and field naturalist. It also provides a good foundation for continued study in a broad variety of scientific fields including Biology, Geology, and Paleontology.
Review a sample listing of Courses in this area of study. Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.
Apply for a Degree or Certificates
Are you finishing your associate degree or certificate? Please review How to Apply for a Degree or Certificate.
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