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Biological Science

Available at the Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings campuses
  • Biological Science courses are offered for students who intend to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete a bachelor’s degree in a variety of fields including:

      • Anatomy
      • Animal Husbandry
      • Agronomy
      • Athletic Training
      • Biochemistry
      • Biology
      • Botany
      • Fisheries and Wildlife
      • Fitness and Health
      • Food Science
      • Horticulture
      • Microbiology
      • Nutrition
      • Pathology
      • Pharmacology
      • Physiology
      • Zoology
    • Biology2

    Biological Science courses also are an important part of various health-related programs and pre-professional studies including pre-dentistry, pre-medicine and pre-veterinary science.

    Go to our online catalog to see biology

    Associate of Science Degree    course descriptions    Apply

    • At 2017-18 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of science degree costs:

      Nebraska residents - $6,000
      Non-residents - $8,640

      These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

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    • Finish in 2 years by completing 15 credits a semester for 4 semesters

      The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

      Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

    • Career Coach(3)Students in the Biological Science program typically transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree before entering the workforce. Check out  Career Coach to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook in this field.