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The biology program (AS) emphasizes the process of science, the origin of life, evolution, anatomy, physiology, genetics, and ecology of living organisms. Through experimental and hands-on learning, this HCC program provides a fundamental education in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and communication enabling graduates to pursue a baccalaureate degree.

Biology Education

The biology education program (AS) is designedto prepare students for a career in teaching biology at the secondary level. With a foundationin biology, chemistry, mathematics, and history courses, HCC students are well prepared to pursue a baccalaureate degree in biology education

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Biology – AS (Program Outcome)
Biology Education – AS (Program Outcome)


Associate of Science

Contact Math and Sciences Department

Vicki Schulz, Advisor

Our Biology Faculty

Juliet Moderow, Biology faculty
Karla Giuffre, Biology faculty
Tony Grahame, Biology faculty
Alan Nowicki, Biology faculty

Scholarship Opportunities

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Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032


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