Biology at Hudson Valley Community covers the life sciences from the gene to the ecosystem. We offer degree programs in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences and general education courses suitable for students interested in careers in biology or related sciences.

A caring faculty, with four current Chancellor's Award winners and backgrounds ranging from cancer epidemiology to wetlands consultation, teach courses spanning from Anatomy to Zoology.

A large Biology Study Center and field work in woodlands adjacent to campus complement classroom and laboratory experiences.

Please explore our Web pages to see what we can offer you.

Contact Information

Peter A. Schaefer, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Science Center, Suite 319
(518) 629-7453