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Find Associate of Science Programs in Life Sciences in USA 2019/2020

There are a variety of careers that require at least an Associate of Science degree to advance. Many of these jobs are quite technical, such as a veterinary technician or cyber security officer. An A.S. degree is a bridge to a higher paying or more rewarding career.

 

In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Associates of Science in Life Sciences in USA 2019/2020

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Hawaii Community College

Students learn to actively manage Hawai‘i’s native forest ecosystems, grow native plants, establish agroforestry operations, use Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Geo ... [+]

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Students learn to actively manage Hawai‘i’s native forest ecosystems, grow native plants, establish agroforestry operations, use Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Internships give students on-the-job training with potential employers.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

Apply basic ecosystem concepts to natural resource management. Use an understanding of general scientific concepts in design of forestry systems. Use knowledge of applicable laws and regulations to make decisions about managing ecosystems. Apply effective interpersonal and communi... [-]
USA Hilo
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Saddleback College

The curriculum in the Oceanography Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an associate degree. While a baccalaure ... [+]

The curriculum in the Oceanography Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering majors such as marine biology, environmental science or geological sciences, the Associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

Explain the origins and history of oceanography and current developments and trends in the discipline Discuss how plate tectonics shapes the continental margin, the oceanic basin and its sediments; explai... [-]
USA Mission Viejo
September 2020
Full-time
2 find your juris doctor
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Northwest College

The Animal Science curriculum provides a foundation in biological and physical sciences, augmented by applications to production in western environments. It prepares stud ... [+]

The Animal Science curriculum provides a foundation in biological and physical sciences, augmented by applications to production in western environments. It prepares students to transfer into an advanced degree program in any of several options within animal science. Graduates find employment in feed and health product companies, livestock management and marketing, breed associations, government agencies, or the meat industry.

Students must successfully complete core courses with a “C-” or better to meet program requirements. Students planning to transfer to a four-year program may need to have additional hours beyond the program requirements at Northwest College in order to transfer in as a junior. These students should consult with their advisor and the appropriate four-year college catalog.... [-]

USA Powell
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Parkland College

Baccalaureate degree programs in agriculture may include various specialties, such as agricultural economics, agribusiness, agricultural sciences (animal science, crop or ... [+]

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The Agricultural Business Management program is a two-year associate in applied science (AAS) degree that combines a unique combination of agriculture sciences and business with emphasis on practical, skill-based courses for the management of agriculture production. Students take courses in crop and soil sciences, soil fertility, pest management, sales, business management, and marketing. Industry competencies essential for today's production agriculture provides student expertise for management positions in various agriculture businesses, including agricultural marketing and processing firms, agricultural supply and service firms, and agriculture production and management. Students also gain industry experience through internship work experience in a related agriculture business.... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
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