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The Biology & Chemistry department offers degree programs in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemical Science. Each program is designed to provide options that meet your specific academic and career goals.
Associate in Science: Biological Sciences
Three options are available to students.
The Biology Transfer Option prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities as biology majors. The Biotechnology Option prepares students for entry level employment in the biotechnology industry or for transfer into four-year biotechnology programs. The Medical Professions Option provides students with the technical coursework and laboratory experiences that enable them to successfully transfer and pursue a career in the medical professions including medical, veterinary, and pharmacy, physical therapy and physician’s assistant programs.
Associate in Arts: Chemistry Concentration
The Chemistry Concentration prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities as chemistry majors.
Associate in Arts: Health Science
This program is designed for students who intend to apply for a health program at BHCC such Nursing, Medical Imaging, Surgical Technology, Medical Laboratory Tech, or Medical Laboratory Assistant . This program contains the science prerequisite courses required to apply for a health program at BHCC as well as satisfying all General Education requirements. The required application prerequisite courses will be completed in the first two semesters of this program. Students may then switch out of this program once they are admitted to a health program or they may continue and complete the entire program to receive their Associate in Arts Degree in Health Science. Students completing this associate degree will also be qualified to apply for baccalaureate level health programs such as nursing or nutrition science. This program also satisfies Mass Transfer requirements if a student decides to transfer into a program outside of health.