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Biology Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 023413
  • Phone: (210) 486-3000

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Biology Degree

The biology program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers as laboratory technicians, scientific company sales representatives, animal technicians, greenhouse curators, environmental consultants, and more. The program focuses on the basic program of biology or the biological sciences. Program courses include: general biology, genetics, molecular ecology, and natural history and biodiversity. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer biology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Biology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Palo Alto College offers an associate's degree program in biology.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

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Students by Race (2010-2011)

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Biology program at Palo Alto College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

  • Description:

    Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
      • Total Employment: 110
      • Average Hourly Rate: $59.99
      • Average Annual Salary: $124,770

Biologists

  • Description:

    Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Biology Programs in Texas

Biology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Biology (A)
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San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (A)
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St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

55 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

25 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

80 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Biology (A)
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

380 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

120 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)