Biology Program

The Department of Biology at Orange County Community College offers students an excellent foundation for advanced study in all natural science disciplines and professional preparation for specialized training in a wide variety of career fields.

Students who find the study of biological sciences interesting will discover that a broad assortment of career opportunities abound in business, industry, government, teaching, publishing and applied research.  Traditionally, students study the biological sciences because they wish to pursue careers as doctors, dentists, veterinarians, pharmacists, and independent researchers.  An academic background in the biological sciences can be the key to entering careers and jobs in related areas such as: health professions, teaching, biotechnology, environmental science, marketing, promotion and sales of biological products, services or equipment.

The following is a list of biological courses offered: