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Lehigh Carbon Community College

What is an Associate Degree in Biology?

The Biology program is intended for students who plan to continue their studies to a Bachelor’s program in: Allied Health, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomechanical Engineering, Chiropractic, Dentistry, Ecology, Environmental Biology, Genetics, Marine Biology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Optometry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, or related areas.

Program Coordinator

 Deepika C. Khilnaney

Deepika C. Khilnaney

Associate Professor of Physics/Coordinator of Sciences
Schnecksville, PA

Biology Courses

Your biology courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • General Biology I and II
  • General Chemistry I and II
  • Organic Chemistry I and II

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Pennsylvania offers statewide program-to-program articulation. This allows students who graduate with specific associate degrees to transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your A.A.S. in biology prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:


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Financial Aid

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