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The Biology Program at HCC provides a broad general education in biology, chemistry, and math, as well as study options in a variety of specific sciences such as physics, geology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, environmental science, and biotechnology. 

Students who graduate from this program will be prepared to successfully continue their education at four-year colleges and universities.  Biology majors often find jobs in health sciences, biotechnology and biomanufacturing, environmental protection, remediation, and management.

Biology student studying microorganisms

Program Options


STEM Building

The Biology Program introduces students to the many aspects of modern biology, ranging from biotechnology and molecular biology to ecosystem function. The STEM Building provides state-of-the-art learning and laboratory space, equipped with relevant modern technology and ample computer access.




Career Outlook


Median annual salary for biochemists


Growth in employment over the next 10 years


Biochemist jobs in the U.S.


Median salary for biological technicians

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