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Chemeketa offers about 20 biology classes to fulfill requirements for transfer degrees and professional programs.

topics Science

Skills & InterestFiguring Things Out

CareersScience & Engineering

  • Three biology students working together
  • Students on a beach trip
  • Student examining a forested area

Why choose Biology?

The study of biology reveals the workings of our natural world. You will enjoy understanding how life is formed. How life is sustained. How different life forms function and adapt.

A career based on biology will reward you with experiences where your knowledge helps people and nature thrive.

What will you learn?

  • Human impacts on ecosystems
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Diversity of life forms
  • Genetics
  • Marine biology
  • Microbiology
  • Plant biology
  • Zoology

What will you do?

Chemeketa biology courses provide a foundation to support your education toward many possible careers.

  • Agriculture and food science technician
  • Biological technician
  • Biological scientist
  • Dental hygienist
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Emergency medicine
  • Environmental scientist
  • Food scientist
  • Forensic scientist
  • High school biology teacher
  • College/University biology professor
  • Medical research scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Nurse
  • Soil and plant scientist
  • Wildlife biologist