Associate of Science in Life Sciences
The rigor of the scientific method in the context of Landmark College’s adaptive teaching processes.
Hands-on scientific inquiry is one of the most exciting and meaningful ways to learn, and that is particularly true for students with learning differences. The principles of scientific investigation will form the foundation of the Life Sciences program—and as with all our other academic programs, the Life Sciences program will be integrated with the College’s proven program to develop effective learning strategies and assistive technology skills.
Apply now to be part of this exciting degree program.
No other college in the country offers our depth of expertise in teaching science to students with learning differences. According to the National Student Clearinghouse, nearly one in five Landmark College graduates currently goes on to study a science-related major. That number is expected to grow considerably with the introduction of the College’s first science major program.
In recent years, careers in the life sciences have exploded, thanks to new technological and scientific advancements in such fields as biotechnology and molecular biology. Growth opportunities are particularly strong in:
The curriculum for the 61-credit Life Sciences major incorporates the same General Education Core taken by all Landmark students as part of their degree requirements, plus specific classes and labs focusing on the life sciences. A listing of Life Sciences program courses is provided below.