Studying biology opens doors to a variety of career paths, as this area of study is used as a gateway into health care professions as well as the sciences. From the environment to the clinic, studying biology at San Jacinto College can be the first big step in your journey to a four-year degree. Learn about the basic foundations of life and advance your career with an Associate of Science Degree from San Jacinto College.

Discover the World of Opportunities When You Take a Summer Class!

Enrolling in a summer science course allows you to focus more on the subject matter.

You can complete your science credential in a shorter time period.

Summer semesters have more parking available.

Summer science courses keep you in the groove of studying and attending classes and helps avoid long gaps in your learning. 

Completing prerequisites during the summer semester allows you to stay on track towards graduation.

The Student Success Center in the library is open for help during the summer semester.

Most summer science classes are from Monday through Thursday, which lend itself to form effective study groups.

why take summer classes


Career Opportunities

Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree pathway in biology will be prepared for careers as:

  • Agricultural and food science technician $33,689*
  • Environmental science and protection technician $47,748*
  • Technical writer $70,009*

*Source:, 2016 annual median salaries for Gulf Coast region



Contact Information

Dr. Roberto Gorena, Chair - Central Campus
281-998-6150 x 1881
Susan Starr, Chair - North Campus
281-998-6150 x 7395
Lambrini Nicopoulos, Chair - South Campus

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