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Biological Sciences

Offered: On Campus Apply

The Biological Sciences department seeks to provide training in a Christian environment needed to prepare students for teaching careers, research, admission into medical and health professional schools, and graduate studies in biological sciences.


The Bachelor of Science in Biology program provides undergraduate preparation for technical employment, post-baccalaureate study in graduate school, professions such as medicine, and other health professions, and for work in natural resource management.


Biomedical Science

The Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Biomedical Science will launch in fall 2020.


The Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience will launch in fall 2020.

Biology Minor

A minor in Biology is comprised of 20 units of any Biology (BIOL) courses with a minimum of 12 units taken at Vanguard.

A Sampling of Biology Courses

Biology of Cancer

Coastal Ecology


Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Maribel Arias

Titles: Adjunct Faculty

Itzel Calleja-Macias

Titles: Assistant Professor of Biology, Director of Jesse Miranda Center
Phone Numbers:
School: 714-310-4327

SiauMin Fung

Titles: Associate Professor
Phone Numbers:
School: 714-619-6472

Mitchell Hopkins

Titles: Dr.

Cecil Miller

Titles: Dr., Professor of Physiology & Cell and Molecular Biology
Phone Numbers:
School: 714-619-6465

Jorge Reyes-Ruiz


Tara Sirvent Ph.D

Titles: Associate Dean of Natural, Physical and Health Sciences; Director of Research and Sponsored Programs
Phone Numbers:
School: 714-619-6469

Susan Smith

Titles: Mrs.

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