Biological and Physical Sciences
Explore physical sciences such as chemistry, mathematics and physics and obtain the skills and knowledge to work in pharmaceuticals, medical research specialties and many other areas. Study geology, the science related to the earth and its atmosphere, and prepare yourself to work in a high-demand career field in New Mexico, with its diverse natural environments.
Obtain an A.S. in Biological Sciences and transfer to a bachelor’s program where you can study life science, medicine or ecology for a career as an ecologist, biologist, research scientist and numerous other choices. Those interested in environmental careers can pursue the Pre-Forestry Associate in Science degree which prepares them to transfer to a Bachelor’s program in forestry, conservation management, or natural resources management.
A degree from SFCC’s Biological and Physical Sciences Program can lead to many entry level jobs, including biological technician, with a median salary of $41,912; food science technician, with a median salary of $38,382; and forest and conservation technician, with a median salary of $35,124.