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Biological Sciences

The Biological Sciences Program at Macomb will prepare you for further study in a bachelor’s degree program or for an entry-level position in a medical or clinical laboratory.  You will learn about basic biological principles, life processes, biological diversity, bacteria and other microorganisms, atomic and molecular structure, and the fundamental principles of physics.

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Biological Sciences Courses at Macomb

  • General Biology 1 & 2
  • General Chemistry 1 & 2
  • Analytic Geometry & Calculus
  • General Microbiology
  • College Physics 1 & 2
  • Organic Chemistry 1 & 2

Career Opportunities in Biological Sciences

With an Associate of Science Degree in Biological Sciences, you will be qualified for positions that include biotechnologist, medical & clinical laboratory technician and environmental technician.

Transfer Pathways

Career opportunities in the biological sciences increase at every level of education you complete, with a doctoral degree required for work as a biological scientist engaged in independent or academic research. The credits earned in Macomb’s program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and can be applied to a bachelor’s degree program.     

If you intend to transfer and pursue advanced degrees in Biological Sciences, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the Biological Sciences Program?

For more information about the Biological Sciences Program at Macomb, contact the Associate Dean at Center Campus: 586.286.2147 or, or at South Campus: 586.445.7354 or

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