Biological Sciences

Associate in Science
Transfer Degree
Cost
$11,534*

Learn about life

Investigate the foundations of nature

Understand and appreciate the infinite complexities of life by studying biological sciences at College of Lake County. Inside this fascinating scientific arena, you study ever-evolving subjects like anthropology, chemistry and more. You learn what makes us, well, us, and you open exciting (and often lucrative) career paths.

What can you do with an A.S. in Biological Sciences?

The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in biological sciences prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in microbiology, zoology or related fields, which prepares you for these careers.

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Program Length - 2 Years

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Full-time students finish in 2 years.
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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    BIO 161 4
    CHM 121 5
    ENG 121 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 161
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 162 4
    CHM 123 5
    ENG 122 3
    ENG 126 3
    MTH 123 3
    • Course Code BIO 162
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 123
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 126
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 123
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    PSY 121 3
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CHM 222 5
    MTH 145 5
    CMM 121 3
    HUM 127 3
    • Course Code CHM 222
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 145
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 222 4
    CHM 223 5
    SOC 225 3
    ART 121 3
    • Course Code BIO 222
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 223
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 225
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

63

Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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Biological Sciences at CLC

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    Kamden Kuklinski

    Transfer student

    “CLC was a really good option for me. I think it was the perfect way to go because it was very affordable. The smaller class sizes and community feel definitely made it feel like home.”


    Kamden studied biological sciences at CLC, then transferred to Lake Forest College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in neuroscience. He works at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis doing biomedical research as he prepares for graduate school.

    Read Kamden's story

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