Welcome to EAC's Biology Department! Our department offers a variety of exciting associate
degree programs designed to prepare students for both the workforce and transfer opportunities.
Here are the four biology associate degree programs we offer:
Biological Science: Dive into the fundamental principles of biology with our Biological Science program.
Explore topics ranging from genetics and cellular biology to ecology and evolution.
Develop a strong foundation that can lead to various career paths or further studies
in the field.
Environmental Technology: Become a steward of the environment through our Environmental Technology program.
Gain hands-on experience in monitoring, assessing, and managing environmental resources.
Equip yourself with the skills to contribute to sustainable solutions in this rapidly
Forestry: Immerse yourself in the world of forests and natural resource management with our
Forestry program. Learn about forest ecology, tree identification, and sustainable
forestry practices. Prepare for a rewarding career in forestry or related fields.
Wildlife Biology: Embark on a journey to understand and protect our planet's diverse wildlife through
our Wildlife Biology program. Study animal behavior, conservation, and habitat management.
Get ready to make a positive impact on our ecosystems and the species that inhabit
Why Choose Us?
Engaging Classes: Our small class sizes ensure personalized attention from our dedicated faculty members.
Engage in lively discussions and receive one-on-one support to excel in your studies.
Living Laboratory: Our campus is surrounded by a living laboratory. Explore the unique ecosystems of
Mount Graham and the Pinaleno Range, which boast five distinct life zones hosting
a variety of rare flora and fauna.
Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area: Discover the beauty of the 23,000-acre Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area
located in the northeast. Study riparian ecosystems up close and contribute to their
Discovery Park Campus: Gain access to an array of resources at our Discovery Park Campus. Explore native
plants in the Native Plant Nursery, engage with the ranarium, and make use of many more valuable learning tools.
Whether you're aiming to launch your career or pursue further education, our biology
associate degree programs offer a comprehensive and immersive learning experience.
Join us in exploring the wonders of the natural world and making a difference in the
field of biology.
Biology Career Paths
Select Average Salary Statistics*
*2021 national median pay, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Biochemist / Biophysicist
High School Science Teacher
Average Program Length
Average Program Cost
Biological Science Associate of Science (AS)
Preparation for transfer to a bachelor’s program in a life science or secondary science
An integrated course dealing with both plants and animals, related to our environment
from molecule to biosphere. A liberal studies course for non-science majors with an
emphasis on contemporary issues.