A well-rounded start in biology
Biology is the study of life from the molecular level to a global perspective. This is an exciting and dynamic area of study. Get grounded in the basics with 20 fully transferable courses that will help you meet your goals for further education or employment. This Associate Degree program is designed to meet the provincial Associate Degree requirements while providing an appealing package of courses with maximum transferability to BC universities.
What to expect
Located at our Lansdowne campus, the Associate of Science Degree in Biology is a focused, two-year program. You'll get to know your instructors as your classes, labs and seminars are all faculty-taught. During your program, you can choose to take an optional internship or co-op work term.
This program contains a blend of Arts and Science courses to support the concept of a broad education. Learn more.
In your first year, you will take courses in biology, chemistry, English, math and physics.
In your second year, you will take courses in organic chemistry, biochemistry, ecology, cell biology and genetics, and electives.
After you have completed at least eight courses, you can choose to complement your associate degree with a work term.