Focus Area: Biology

Nothing can be more Life.Changing. than changing the way you see life! Change your life today and join the Biology Focus Area at Indian Hills!

Campus Ottumwa and Centerville Campuses
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months))
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.) or Associate of Science Degree (A.S.)


Explore the living world with us in the Biology Focus Area at Indian Hills Community College! Whether you’re interested in cells, reproduction and development, genetics, evolution, microorganisms, plants, animals, or the inner workings of the human body, we’ve got you covered!  Our Focus Area is designed to give you the skills, knowledge, and experience to be successful whether you choose to head straight into a career, or transfer your credits to a four-year college to continue your education after graduation! Whatever you choose, Biology literally IS Life.Changing!


What you will learn:
  • To use and understand the facts, concepts, theories, and vocabulary of biology
  • To use the techniques and tools of biology in the laboratory and in the field
  • To use the scientific process and describe the development of scientific ideas
  • To employ analytic, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
  • To be successful in upper-level Biology Courses and Programs


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Biology details below to see how our Focus Area at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. career as a Biology Lab Technician, Medical or Clinical Laboratory Technician, or even transfer to a four-year college to receive your Bachelor’s Degree!


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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Lee!

Lee Wymore, Program Director, Science & Mathematics
(641)-683-5111, ext. 1845 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1845
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