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Biologists are fully engaged in meeting the challenges of the future, helping to improve the quality of human life and preserve our world’s biodiversity. The Biology courses at ARC provide students with the breadth and depth of knowledge necessary to more fully understand the living world. The Biology Department offers a wide range of lecture, laboratory, and field courses for majors and non-majors alike, whether for transfer, vocational training, or general interest.

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American River College is home to the only Biotechnology program in the Sacramento area and offers both a Biotechnology A.S. degree and a Biotechnology Certificate.

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