Adolescent Education - Biology, A.S.
Bring Life to the Classroom at DCC
Put your heart into the study of life. Become a biology teacher and inspire the next generation of scientists, starting with an adolescent education degree from DCC.
degrees: Apply your AS to a BS from SUNY New Paltz
years to full teaching certification
What You'll Study in the Adolescent Education 7-12 Biology Concentration
At DCC, you'll become a more well-rounded biologist and a great biology teacher at the same time.
You'll indulge your natural interests with a robust science curriculum including genetics, chemistry and a range of electives from ecology to human anatomy. Meanwhile, you'll build your foundation in the study and practice of teaching teens through your education coursework.
Life is complicated, but your path to the classroom doesn’t have to be: DCC’s joint registration with SUNY New Paltz simplifies your journey from an A.S. to a B.S. and finally to New York State teaching certification..VIEW FULL CATALOG
PSY 204: Adolescent Psychology
A study of the developmental tasks facing adolescents in contemporary American society
BIO 105: General Biology
Interdisciplinary study of basic biological concepts, including the nature of science, matter, and the cell
BIO 205: Genetics
An introduction to the biochemical, physiological and evolutionary aspects of inheritance