Southwestern College

Life Sciences Department

The life sciences department at Southwestern College offers courses that explore the living organisms of our world (including humans!) and how we are all intertwined with each other and our surrounding environment. The life sciences department is committed to providing a variety of courses that will meet the diverse needs of Southwestern College’s students. The Biology and Biotechnology programs at Southwestern College prepare students for successful transfer to four-year universities as well as for careers in growing fields such as Biotechnology and the Allied Health Sciences. Faculty members in the life sciences department have a wide breadth of expertise and backgrounds that enhances the students’ experience. For more information on careers in the life sciences and programs at Southwestern College, select one of the fields below or contact the Department Chair.

Degrees and Certificates

  • Baja California Studies
    Certificate (Major Code: 02891)
  • Biology
    Associate in Science Degree – transfer preparation (Major Code: 01510)
  • Biotechnology
    Associate in Science – transfer preparation (Major Code: 01512)
    Certificate (Major Code: 01511)

Department Chair

Margie Stinson, M.S.
Phone: (619) 421-6700, ext. 5324 | Office: 314A

Last updated: 1/9/2018 7:14:51 AM