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Study Biology at Colorado Mountain College

Get an Associate of Science with a Biology Emphasis with a Colorado Statewide Guaranteed Transfer Agreement


Live and learn in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains studying biology at one of the best biology schools in Colorado. You’ll build a strong foundation in math and science. Core courses in communications, humanities and social sciences give you the breadth of a liberal arts education. And our biology courses will put you in the field and lab.

Not only is Colorado Mountain College one of the best biology schools, but our low tuition rates will save you money. You’ll find our faculty both challenging and caring, and our small-class environment focuses attention on the students. The Colorado Statewide Guaranteed Transfer Agreement will chart the course to earning a bachelor’s degree.

What will I learn?

The biology emphasis for the Associate of Science Degree provides a strong foundation in mathematics and science classes for students desiring a career in the biological sciences.

Students with this degree will have completed the general education courses and have a solid background in general biology.

Where can I go from here?

Biological sciences lead to many diverse careers such as:

  • Science Teacher
  • Professor
  • Geologist
  • Chiropractor
  • Physician
  • Nurse
  • Health sciences
  • Wildlife management
  • Environmental engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Natural resource management and others

All courses within the curriculum will count toward the AS degree with a Biology Emphasis. The completion of the following courses is appropriate if you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in biology. However, transferability depends on the four-year institution. Additional courses may be transferable to one or more of the public four-year colleges or universities in Colorado. For specific information, please see your advisor.

Read about some of our Associate of Science graduates.