What will I learn?

Biology is suitable for science majors and those students intending to pursue careers in health and allied fields. Topics include the nature, history and philosophy of science, basic chemistry, cell structure and function, genetics, evolution and classification of living organisms. Math requirements for students wishing to continue their studies in Biology vary widely. Investigate the math requirements of the four-year schools to which the student intends to apply and design an educational plan accordingly.

What will I learn?

By studying biology, students will acquire insight into the processes and interactions of living things and the interrelationships of organisms within the environment.

What can I do with this course of study?

The study of biology provides a strong foundation for those who plan to pursue a career in science. Employment opportunities include a wide range of options from teaching, working as a researcher in health care and academic institutions, to pharmaceutical sales and medicine. Students studying biology will be prepared to transfer to a university and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree.

What is special about Biology?

Interaction between faculty and students is one of the most significant ingredients for student success. Therefore, access to the faculty is provided through small classes and regular posted office hours. Students can also get additional practice at the college’s on-site Science Study Lab.

Which department am I in?

Alamo Colleges District

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$7,170.00 per year
USD $466 per semester credit hour for spring 2019 intake; Application Fee (Non-Refundable): USD $100

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 August 2019

Venue

Northeast Lakeview College

1201 Kitty Hawk Road,

UNIVERSAL CITY,

Texas,

78148, United States

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$7,170.00 per year
USD $466 per semester credit hour for spring 2019 intake; Application Fee (Non-Refundable): USD $100

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 August 2019

Venue

St. Philip's College - MLK Campus

1801 Martin Luther King Drive,

SAN ANTONIO,

Texas,

78203, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a high school and/or college.

For international students

Students are required to complete high school graduation equivalent to US qualification.

IELTS Score: 5.5; TOEFL score: 500 for Paper-Based Test; 173 for Computer-Based Test; 61 for Internet-Based Test.

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About this uni

Alamo Colleges District is a network of five colleges in the Greater San Antonio area which aims to help students build their futures.

  • Network of colleges based in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Diverse student population.
  • Numerous sites across all areas of city.
  • 300+ two-year degree programs.