Biology

The West Hills College Coalinga Biology program prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution and focus on fields such as biochemistry, bioengineering, botany, clinical lab technology, environmental biology, forestry, oceanography, range management, wildlife/fisheries biology, or zoology.

Students studying Biology at West Hills College Coalinga will learn to label and identify prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell parts and describe their functions.  Students will also be able to describe the processes of nutrient catabolism in human body cells and to differentiate between human tissue types and their respective functions.  Lastly, students will be able to describe the transcription and translation of a human gene.

Are you ready to discover the secrets of living organisms?  Apply today and get started!

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Program Options

The West Hills College Coalinga Biology program prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution and focus on fields such as biochemistry, bioengineering, botany, clinical lab technology, environmental biology, forestry, oceanography, range management, wildlife/fisheries biology, or zoology.

Careers You Could Have

You already know you have the seeds of success within you. West Hills can help you grow them into a rewarding career. Are you ready to take the next step?
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Environmental Scientist or Specialist
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
  • Conservation Scientist
  • High School Teacher
  • Environmental Technician
  • Biological Technician
  • Quality Control Technician
 

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