CNC offers first- and second-year university-level biology courses that prepare you for careers in biological sciences, education and health care.
Our biology students can use the Associate of Science with a concentration in Biology as a springboard into a range of cutting-edge and highly regarded fields, including:
Students can also apply our courses towards the completion of a bachelor’s degree. Associate degrees from CNC transfer into university programs and give you preferential admission at public universities and university-colleges in BC. (Consult the British Columbia Transfer Guide and check with CNC advisors to verify transferability of credits.)
Required and optional/elective courses cover:
This well-rounded program will also cover related disciplines, including chemistry and physics, plus electives in humanities or social science.
3 additional credits in 100 level English
6 credits 100 level or higher - Excluding required English, Math and lab-based science
6 credits 100 level or higher Arts or Science courses or other subjects with university transfer credit
CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.
You’ll need one of the following:
Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.
Please check the Fee Schedule for up-to-date information.
These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.
Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.
We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.
Looking for a job? Check the student employment opportunities.
The estimated cost for this program is $25,900.
This cost is an estimate and subject to change. This does not include registration fees, text books, medical insurance or living expenses.