Biological Sciences Major
Learn about all the organisms that surround you every day. Study cells, the human body, infectious diseases, biology, and ecology.
Study Life and Living Organisms
Every function of every living being, is within the focus of Biological Sciences at Mission college. Study in Costa Rica over Spring Break. Work towards a career in healthcare, research, or academia.
I am a first-generation college student and was accepted to UC Davis, UC San Diego, and UCLA. I ended up choosing the Aggies. I graduated from UC Davis in large part because she earned one of the prestigious $40,000 Jack Kent Cooke scholarships while at Mission College.
Jyodi Mohole '14
Transfer Student to UC Davis then Attended UCLA Medical SchoolRead Her Story
STEM at Mission
Biological Sciences Careers
- Analytical Skills
- Attention to detail
- Organization and planning
- Effective Communication skills
- Strong computer skills
- Expertise with scientific tools and lab instruments
Explore Career Paths
If you don't know what to major in, or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.
Biological Sciences Major Career Options
- Registered Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse
- Natural sciences teacher
- Wildlife Biologist
- Marine Biologist
Please note that most jobs for students in the Biological Sciences require more than two years of college education. If you attend Mission College, the Transfer Center can assist you in seamlessly transitioning to a four-year college or university.