Biological, Biomedical Sciences (AS)
Associate of Science Transfer
About This Degree
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Biology, the study of all that is living. The career opportunities are as diverse as life itself. The majority of biologists are involved in research and development in areas such as agriculture, pharmaceuticals, education, and ecology. Biologists can work at universities, zoos, laboratories, hospitals, parks and governmental agencies.
What's Unique about this Degree: This degree has a high degree of flexibility. You can choose from a range of biology courses and other science electives.
Good to Know: Students can change from this degree to specific concentrations in pre-medical careers, cellular biology & genetics, or zoology & marine biology.
Who is this degree for: As Indiana companies produce more sophisticated products, and face stricter government regulations, they face a growing need for workers with higher level skills. Positions once filled by high school graduates now require workers with A.S. or B.S. degrees. As a VU graduate you will have the choice of entering the workforce, where jobs are plentiful, or transferring to a four-year institution.
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