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We are here to help you succeed in pursuing your career goals. Explore all the academic resources and learning support available for LBCC students.

Bridges to the Baccalaureate

2 LBCC students standing next to their science research board at Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

2 LBCC students standing next to their science research board at Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

LBCC students and professor next to science research board at Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

LBCC students and professor next to science research board at Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

LBCC Students at the Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

LBCC students in front of the Molecular & Life Science Center building

Bridges to the Baccalaureate program logo at California State University Long BeachBridges to the Baccalaureate (Bridges) is a collaborative program supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), providing Long Beach City College (LBCC) biology and chemistry students the opportunity to participate in hands-on research with faculty at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB).  Students who are selected to participate in this program gain valuable experience and insight into the research field.  Furthermore, participants receive professional development and public speaking training, visit public and private research facilities, and are paid for their involvement. At the end of the program, students present their research in a symposium.  Additionally, a student will be selected to present at a national conference. 

To be eligible to apply:

  • Students must have completed 24 units by the program start date
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher

For additional information, contact:

Mehrzad Akhavan
Biology professor
(562) 938-4431

Dr. Mary Perrot
Chemistry professor
(562) 938-4441

CSULB Bridges to the Baccalaureate



Biology Academic Programs

Puente Mentors for Science Students

Puente is a transfer program that provides underrepresented students, particularly LatinX students, with academic support and mentoring. The program serves to increase the number of underrepresented students in four-year colleges.

LBCC Annual Science Night

LBCC’s popular Annual Science Night invites community members to these fun, informative and interactive science demonstrations!
2021 LBCC Science Night Flyer

DESTINO Science Center

The DESTINO program is designed to assist STEM students with an array of student support services and academic support to reach your goal of earning your degree and transferring to the 4-year university.




Biology Student Club

LBCC Biology Students visiting Desert Tortoise Natural Area

LBCC Biology Club LogoThe Long Beach City College Biology Club is an academic club dedicated to teach students about the natural world and engaging them in meaningful experiences and research within the field of biology.

Revegetation Project for the National Park Service

Instagram: @lbccbiologyclub
LBCC Viking Engagement – Biology Club 

LBCC Student Club



LBCC Student Learning Resources

  • Multidisciplinary Success Center
    The MDSC Tutoring Center offers tutoring in Biology courses. 

  • Supplemental Instruction (SI)
    SI is a student success program that provides regular peer-led group study sessions for students in order to help improve their understanding of course material and increase the effectiveness of their study skills.

  • Library Resources
    Check out LBCC Library Workshops and Library Orientations.

  • Student Technology Help Desk
    The Student Technology Help Desk (STHD) supports all Long Beach City College students in accessing and successfully using Long Beach City College technology. 

  • Degree Completion Initiative
    LBCC is dedicated to supporting you throughout your academic journey. Our goal is to help you complete your education as quickly as possible. You are our #1 priority!

  • LBCC Support Programs
    Need-based support programs to help you succeed in college. 

    • CalWORKS
    • EOPS
    • Foster Youth Support Services
    • Foster Care & Kinship Education
    • TRIO GO Project
    • Upward Bound
  • Adult Education
    Long Beach City College’s Adult Education program offers short-term personal and professional development courses that are open year-round to members of the community.

    • Workforce Development
      Workforce Economic Development (WED) at Long Beach City College is dedicated to bridging the gap between fulfilling business needs for a qualified workforce and providing education and training, including skill sets relevant to jobs in the 21st century.