Biology UC Pathway Certificate of Achievement (CA)
About the Program
The Biology UC Pathway Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer into a biology major at a University of California campus. The certificate also provides entry-level opportunities for laboratory technicians in industry and the academic environment. The coursework provides foundational knowledge and hands-on experiences across all levels of biology, from the molecular to the ecological.
- Upon completion of an Certificate of Achievement in Biology UC Pathway, students are able to design, conduct, analyze, and/or report results of investigations and experiments in the laboratory and/or field.
- Upon completion of an Certificate of Achievement in Biology UC Pathway, students are able to explain and apply basic principles and processes of biology at different levels, from the biochemical to the ecological.
- Upon completion of an Certificate of Achievement in Biology UC Pathway, students are proficient in standard biology lab techniques and lab safety procedures.
Learning and Career Pathway Maps
Required Core: (45 units)
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|BIO 1A||General Botany||5|
|BIO 1B||General Zoology||5|
|BIO 1C||Cell and Molecular Biology||5|
|CHEM 1A||General College Chemistry I||5|
|CHEM 1B||General College Chemistry II||5|
|CHEM 12A||Organic Chemistry I||5|
|CHEM 12B||Organic Chemistry II||5|
|MATH 1||Calculus I||5|
|MATH 2||Calculus II||5|