The goal of the Biological Science Associate in Science degree program is to prepare a student to transfer to a baccalaureate program in the biology or related fields, such as agriculture, botany, ecology, forestry, microbiology, physiology, and zoology. Those interested in professional health related fields may also follow this program. Specific objectives of the program include:
- Providing a life science background needed for professional health related career fields.
- Providing the student with the emotional and social skills needed in a life science or health related field
- Developing the self discipline that is needed in a student who chooses a science or health related professions.
- Preparing the student academically so that he/she will be able to complete a four-year professional degree program.