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Biology & Physical Sciences

Purpose

Biological and Physical Sciences courses at Columbia College include Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences and Physics. Students pursuing coursework in these subjects will benefit from a rich and in-depth science experience that can lead to successful transfer to a four-year institution as well as meeting general education requirements for an AS degree

Measurable Outcomes

Students will likely:

  • Learn how to plan a program of data gathering and analysis that employs modern scientific procedures and the use of modern technology
  • Use acquired knowledge of biology and physical science to make informed decisions about problems in society and public policy
  • Develop social and professional skills needed to be successful in the modern work place (e.g. communications, working in groups, working with technology)