Have you always had a love for animals, plants or the envrironment in which we live? Are you curious about careers and skills used in biotechnology, food science or green energy? If so, the BioScience Careers program could be just for you!
As a student in this course, you will use state-of-art technology and equipment and be offered an expansive pallet of career interests from veterinary medicine to forensic science or microbiology just to name a few. Other areas of study include DNA technology, plant science, biofuels, water/technology/aquaculture and food science.
The employment outlook for careers in this field is bright. Agriculture & Food Scientists will see an expected 9% jump in employment opportunities through 2022. Veterinary technologists and technicians will see a 37.3% growth. Students will have experiences with a variety of local employers, gaining real-world experience.
As part of this program, students will have the opportunity to participate in a Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter membership. FFA allows students to explore career options, participate in competitive events, attend leadership conferences and organize community service activities.
View the Class Syllabus.