DIVISION: Natural Sciences
The Division of Natural Sciences at Pasadena City College offers students opportunities to learn and grow as individuals, scientists, scholars, and well-informed citizens.
The Division encompasses a wide range of departments that serve students in the life sciences (anatomy, physiology, microbiology, biology, and plant sciences), the physical sciences (chemistry, astronomy, physics, laser technology, physical sciences), the geosciences (environmental studies, geography, and geology), and engineering. The Division offers introductory courses to students that satisfy the general education requirements for the College’s associate degrees, as well as requirements for both the CSU and UC systems. These include CSU transfer degrees in biology, geography, geology, physics, and plant sciences, as well as certificates in biotechnology, geographical information systems, and laser technology. The Division also offers field study programs in biology, geography, and geology, including an annual summer geology field program in the western U.S.