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Dr. Dan Stephens

The WVC Biology Department is committed to offering comprehensive courses that promote understanding of life in all its forms. Courses range from those designed for the non-science major to Allied Health prerequisites & Biology major transfer students. The department offers a wide variety of courses designed to meet the general educational, pre-professional and overall academic goals of WVC students.

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Course outcomes

Upon completion of these courses, successful students will (be able to):

  • Demonstrate understanding of theories and application of concepts pertinent to Biology.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate biological data and identify reliable sources of scientific information.
  • Apply the scientific method and problem-solving skills appropriate to Biological phenomena.
  • When applicable, know how to utilize and manipulate laboratory equipment, specimens and supplies to investigate Biological phenomena in the lab setting.