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The Los Angeles Valley College Biology Department focuses on supporting and filling the
needs of students by offering courses in three basic categories:

  General Education  
Allied Health
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  Intro to Biology (Bio 3)  
Anatomy 1
General Biology l (Bio 6)
  Marine Biology (Bio 22)  
Physiology 1
General Biology ll (Bio 7)
  Medical Terminology (Bio 33)  
Microbiology 20
Biotechnology (Bio 40)

Biotechnology introduces some of the specific techniques and technologies that are used
today in the fields of Medicine and DNA research such as genetic testing, genetic therapy,
cloning, hybridization and the Human Genome Project. The department intends on expanding
student knowledge base in this area by offering a course in Genetics in the near future.