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LAVC Biology Programs


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 Transfer to 4-year Institution
Intro to Biology (Bio 3) Anatomy 1 General Biology 1 (Bio 6)
Marine Biology (Bio 22) Physiology 1 General Biology II (Bio 7)
Medical Terminology (Bio 33) Microbiology 20 Biotechnology (Bio 40)
Natural History I (Bio 10)   Genetics (Bio 46)

LAVC had a 14-unit Biomanufacturing Skills Certificate Program that is a partnership between the Biology Department and Job Training. For a description of the classes go to Skills Certificate Classes.  For more information about the Program, go to the LAVC Job Training Website.

Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing Skills Certificate Program Classes:

  • Fundamentals of Biomanufacturing & Biotechnology (Biot 1)
  • Biomanufacturing l (Biot 2)
  • Biomanufacturing ll (Biot 3) or Biomanufacturing lll (Biot 4)
  • Biomanufacturing: Environmental Control & Support Processes (Biot 5)
  • Biomanfacturing: Quality Control & Validation (Biot 6)