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  • Students gathered around pool water at the beach
  • Students examining sea shells by the beach
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Biological Sciences

​​​​​The Biological Sciences Department offers courses for anyone interested in learning more about the living world.  For more information about our programs, please either read our course descriptions or visit one of the following pages for program-specific information:
  1. General education
  2. Biology majors
  3. Human Anatomy and Physiology Program
Biology students have access to a range of unique facilities while attending Orange Coast College including the new Biological Sciences Building. 

For more information about the department in general, please see our "About us" page.
The Marine Science and Ecology departments also offer courses on biological topics that cover their more specific disciplines.


Office Hours
Monday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
(714) 432-5688