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Biology Degree: Associate of Science

The completion of the following courses in the attachment below is appropriate if you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in biology. You should consult with a biology faculty advisor before beginning any program of study. These courses provide the basic preparation leading to Biology related careers. Some courses might not be offered each semester.

The Biology program offers an Associate of Science in Biology:

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Academic Excellence/Program Highlights

Enrollment continues to skyrocket in Biology classes at RRCC. The Red Rocks Biology Department is one of the only community college departments to offer successful study-abroad trips to such exotic places as Belize, Costa Rica, Mexico and Hawaii. Students obtain firsthand knowledge of the subject material through study abroad and within state field trips. 

Career Paths / Options in Biology

  • Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Biology, High School Teacher
  • Research and Development (R & D) Laboratory Technician
  • Chemical Laboratory Technicians
  • Research Technician - Biotechnology
  • Veterinary Technician/ Technologist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Research Assistant
  • Research Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist

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Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that - prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." (Click here for more information.)  The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year's data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

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Contact Info


Biology is a program within the Science department, which is located at the Lakewood campus, 2nd floor