East Central College offers a program of study leading to an Associate of Arts degree in Biology. Students complete a variety of transferable courses to prepare them for higher-level study in the biological sciences arena.

Assuming appropriate placement scores, Biology is a two-year degree, with flexibility to customize the program of study towards the student’s chosen career.

A graduate with a Biology degree is prepared to enter an undergraduate major leading to further training in several fields, including graduate and professional schools in biology and careers in biomedical research, private industry, and education.

If students are pursuing the Biology degree, we recommend they contact their selected transfer institution in planning their program of study. They may wish to choose electives based on the requirements of that institution and discuss the transferability of the credits offered through East Central College.


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