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RCSJ Parade of Graduates Ceremonies
​We are honoring our graduates with a safe and socially distanced drive-up Parade of Graduates on both the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses from Tuesday, May 11, 2021 through Friday, May 14, 2021. Visit to learn more.
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Degrees & Certificates

Degrees & Certificates

Biology, A.S. (Gloucester)

For students interested in a biology-oriented career (pre-med, environmental science, forestry, etc.), this program provides a concentrated study during ​the first two years towards a baccalaureate degree. Although science and math are stressed, humanities and social science electives aid in providing a broad educational experience. Students are advised to check the requirements of their anticipated vocation or bachelor's degree program at the college to which they intend to transfer.

Program Goals
Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate application of theoretical concepts and fundamental principles in the biological sciences, including use of the scientific method
  • Conduct background research on life science topics to draw educated conclusions and demonstrate the ability to access and assess information, including understanding of basic concepts, processes and key words necessary to explore topics
  • Communicate with others in written and oral form and present life science information effectively
  • Operate basic laboratory equipment successfully, including microscopes, measurement devices and computer technologies
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address biology-based problems, including utilizing statistics and graphical analyses

Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar.

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The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.