Biological Science

Department: Academic Transfer and General Education

Explore the living world through CCC’s Biological Science program. You’ll learn how to identify Nebraska song birds, delve into the miniature world of microbes and gain an understanding of the inner workings of the human body. Our Biological Science program is offered for students who are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university. It is also an integral part of various health-related programs at CCC. Our top-notch faculty are committed to sharing their passion for the biological sciences with their students.

Associate of Science Degreecourse descriptions

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  • At 2018-19 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.

    2018-19 Tuition and Fees (cost per credit) Tuition Fees Total
    Nebraska Resident $88 $12 $100
    Non Resident $132 $12 $144

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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.

  • 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.