Chemical and Biological Sciences Department
As a department, we are here to help you navigate all of the exciting topics and advances in chemistry and biology. We offer a diverse array of courses, including majors and non-majors courses ranging from Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Genetics, to Anatomy and Physiology, Ecology, and Environmental Biology. Most courses are complemented by laboratory sections to allow you the time for hands-on experience with the organisms or concepts studied in lecture.
Throughout all of our courses, instructors emphasize the use of critical thinking and application of knowledge to assist you in your future academic and life goals. Our courses are transferable to many four-year institutions as general education or major classes, and professional degree programs such as nursing, pharmacy, and radiology.
Chemistry placement testing is currently suspended. See Chemistry Remote Placement for guidance.
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Degrees and Certificates
The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)new window is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions.
Earning a degree at MC is the first step on your way to earning a bachelor's degree. A bachelor’s degree is often necessary for competitive jobs and for graduate school. Earning your associate's degree and transferring provides you with a strong educational foundation and saves you money. Learn more about transferring.
Now interested biology students can complete a four-year degree in Biological Sciences while staying in Montgomery County. This new initiative is ideal for students interested in all types of pre-professional biology related programs such as pre-medicine and pre-dentistry. Learn more about this and other transfer opportunitiesnew window.
Noncredit Courses and Training
Find out about WDCE's noncredit Life Sciences and Life Science Leadership Programs. MC offers a wide variety of noncredit classes designed to help you upgrade your skills, pursue career training, or learn something new.
This department is part of MC's Science, Engineering, and Technology instructional area.