Why choose Biology at PPCC?
When you study Biology at PPCC you will learn from faculty who bring diverse areas of study and life experiences to the classroom. Our faculty are experts in microbiology, human anatomy, animal biology and botany. Biology classes, both lectures and lab sessions, are small, personal and offered throughout the day and evening, including weekends, on all three campuses.
What will I study?
Students who study Biology at PPCC often are in the Allied Health Track, while others transfer to universities and earn degrees in Biological Sciences. Students begin their Biology careers studying the chemistry of life, cell structure and function, and genetics. Students continue their education according to their specific track.
Biology Degree with Designation Students study:
- 2 semesters of Biology
- 2 semesters of Chemistry
- 2 semesters of Physics
Associate of Science Degree Students can study approved courses in:
- Computer science
- Astronomy, Physical geography, Meteorology
Students interested in Allied Health opportunities in Nursing, Dental assisting, Radiology technology, Pharmacy technician, and Medical office technology should refer to the specific site of interest.
Example Classes I Might Take
Biology is a starting point for a variety of professional paths. Careers requiring a strong foundation in biology are:
- Health professions
- Biological Science Teachers
- Molecular and Cellular Biologist
- Natural Sciences Manager