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Biology

The primary mission of the biology department is to provide academic training in biology and pre-professional areas including medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical and occupational therapy and veterinary science. The biology department also assists in providing students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in biology on the Casper College campus via UW-Casper.

What are the features of Casper’s program?

Located in the Loftin Life Science Building, the biology department has state-of-the-art teaching facilities and labs that are some of the best equipped in the region. The exceptional faculty have diverse backgrounds and they are able to offer courses in a wide variety of biological areas. The faculty foster an interest in, and appreciation for, scientific inquiry.

The biology department has excellent facilities allowing educators to provide students with a rich experience in small classes with undivided attention. The biology department offers degree programs in biology and an array of pre-professional areas, as well as opportunities for research oriented exploration. Fittingly for a college in a state where natural ecosystems are intact and spectacular, many of the classes emphasize field biology.

What can I do with this major?

Attending your dream university starts right here at CC

A transfer agreement is available for this degree. Students who choose CC for their first two years of college are prepared to transfer and finish their degrees anywhere in the world. Learn how you can earn a bachelor’s, master’s, or even your doctorate through one of our university partnerships with schools from across the country.

Employment info

Learn more about wage ranges for Wyoming and across the U.S., as well as the general employment profile for: biologists, biochemists, and biophysicists,
biology science teachersphysiciansdentistsoptometristsphysical therapistsoccupational therapists, and veterinarians.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:

Interested in online learning?

A portion of the courses in this program may be available online. Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

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Contact Info

Julie Hansen

Academic Assistant, School of Science

Gerald (Jerry) Hawkes

Dean, School of Science

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