Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.
If pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree, six credit-hours of a foreign language at the intermediate level are required. If pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree, foreign language is not required.
Career Opportunities: Currently, biology is the most popular major for students desiring to enter medical school. However, medicine is not the only career path open to students with a biology degree. A degree in biology opens the door to a wide array of career paths. As biotechnology and concern for the environment enter all facets of everyday life, individuals with a background in biology are in demand well beyond the traditional areas of medicine, public health, research, and related fields. Students of biology are now finding opportunities in law, business, the media, and other areas.
Requirements for Graduation
In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Arts and Sciences with a major in Biology, a student must complete a minimum of 62 hours of required and elective course work.