Are you drawn to the fast-paced environment of an emergency room? Do you want to understand how to best reduce your carbon footprint? If so, Allegany College of Maryland's Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences may be your first step to a career in medicine, botany, or biology.
With small class sizes and attentive faculty, our Biological Sciences program offers you the opportunity to learn both in the classroom and in the laboratory -- whether your dream job is in a medical facility or a wildlife preserve.
If you're looking to apply to one of our allied health programs or pursue a bachelor’s degree in biology, our first and second-year biological sciences courses focus on improving your lab skills and your overall understanding of biology. You'll explore anatomy through dissection, and perform dialysis. In addition, you'll learn important lab techniques such as chromatography -- the separation of mixtures -- and DNA analysis, among others.
Our Biological Sciences program coursework in environmental science and botany also offers in-depth lab components. For example, labs in environmental science and botany take the classwork to the local woods, and the field biology class travels to New England, Florida, or the Southwest United States.
As a Biological Sciences program student, you'll expand your knowledge and gain career training through a variety of challenging courses, including:
- Intro to Biology I & II
- Human Biology
- Fundamentals of Nutrition
- Dendrology I & II
- Forest Biology
- Medicinal Botany
- Human Anatomy and Physiology, Osteology, Musculoskeletal Anatomy
- Environmental Science
- Essentials of Cell Biology and Genetics
- Field Studies
Graduates of the Biological Sciences program enjoy enriching and rewarding careers as:
- Allied Health Professionals
- Nanotechnology Technicians (in research or nanofabrication)
*Some of the above careers may require additional training and/or a bachelor's degree.
View Salary Information from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.
B.S., West Virginia University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
B.A., Morris Harvey College
C.A.S., West Virginia College of Graduate Studies
Somerset County Campus, PH-20
B.S., Wilkes University
D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S., Charter Oak State College
M.S. American Intercontinental University
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio
Additional graduate study at Frostburg State University and West Virginia University
B.S., City College of New York
M.A., Clark University
Ph.D., McGill University
Postdoctoral research at Rockefeller University in New York
Bedford County Campus, AC-5
B.S., Georgia State University
M.Ed., George Washington University
B.S., M.Ed., Frostburg State University
B.S., Iowa State University
M.S., University of Texas at El Paso
Ph.D., Michigan State University