COVID-19 Response

Fall classes are offered in-person, online or hybrid. Registration is open for Fall 12-week and second 8-week semesters. Masks are required at all TJC facilities.

COVID-19 Information Center

Biology

Our biology department at TJC is an energetic community of top-notch professors from all over the United States including four Ph.D's. The biology department is deeply rooted in the academic history of TJC.

Our professors engage students in complex methods, practices, and theories in an approachable learning environment. 

Biology is the first choice if you're interested in a career in medicine, dentistry, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant and veterinary medicine.

The Associate of Science in Biology will prepare you to transfer to a four-year university to complete your degree or continue your education at TJC in one of our health sciences professions.

Career outlook

The median annual wage of biochemists and biophysicists was $93,280 in the 2018 Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

Degree Plans