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The Folsom Lake College biology curriculum offers courses that satisfy general education requirements in life sciences. Some courses are prerequisites for a degree in the environmental sciences or health professions. In addition, the curriculum helps prepare students for transfer opportunities to four-year programs in biological sciences, nursing, and physical therapy, and programs leading to careers in teaching, medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. All courses seek to develop critical thinking skills while fostering a lasting appreciation of biology. Students planning to continue for a four-year degree should consult the lower division requirements of the transfer program of the university to which they plan to attend.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

  • A.S.-T. in Biology
  • A.S.-T. in Environmental Science
  • A.S. in Biological Sciences
  • A.S. in Environmental Science
  • A.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Math and Science
  • Heritage Interpretation Certificate
  • Biology UC Preparation Certificate
  • Environmental Science Certificate
  • Dean Greg McCormac
  • Department Chair Sherry Rogers