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Biology

Study the vast, diverse science of living things. Whether you’re pursuing a degree in Biology, Pre-Health Sciences, a certificate in Environmental Science and Sustainability, or you’re seeking to fulfill your general education requirements, the SLCC Biology department offers you a strong foundation in the biological sciences. Our small student-to-teacher ratio, knowledgeable faculty, and excellent hands-on laboratory experiences will prepare you to succeed in pursuit of your goals in the fields of science and beyond.


Program Contacts

Administrative Assistant

Sharlene Thomas, CAP-OM
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Science and Industry Building
Phone: 801-957-4922
Email: Sharlene.Thomas@slcc.edu

Academic Advisor

Renée Mixco
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Science and Industry Building 201 C
Phone: 801-957-5046
Email: renee.mixco@slcc.edu
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In addition to general education biology courses, we offer three exciting programs of study:

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Associate of Science in Biology

This two-year degree offers a broad foundation in Biology and allows students to transfer to a four-year institution in pursuit of a higher degree.

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Associate of Science in Pre-Health Sciences

This two-year degree allows students to transfer to a four-year institution in pursuit of a higher degree in the fields of Health Science.

Microscope for Environmental Science

Certificate of Proficiency in Environmental Science & Sustainability

This innovative, one-year program is for individuals who have an interest in environmental sustainability or need training to meet the requirements of green building, energy management, and related fields.