H Building
The H building of the West Charleston Campus - location of the department office
About us

The Department of Biological Sciences consists of approximately 35 full-time faculty and staff, and an equal number of part-time faculty. Over 3,000 students each semester enroll in biology courses at CSN.


The department offers an associate degree program, preparation for the health sciences, as well as non major's courses for students pursuing degrees outside of biology and healthcare.

The associate degree, biological science emphasis, is appropriate for students wishing to finish a bachelor's degree in the sciences and pursue a career in either science or medicine. Read more or download the degree sheet.


The department has approximately 15 active courses per year with multiple new or redesigned courses.

Charleston Campus (Main Office)

Department of Biological Sciences
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College of Southern Nevada
6375 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146

Telephone: (702) 651-7324
Fax: (702) 651-5818
Department email:
Cheyenne Campus

Department of Biological Sciences
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College of Southern Nevada
3200 E. Cheyenne Avenue
North Las Vegas, NV 89030

Telephone: (702) 651-2607
Fax: (702) 651-4056
Henderson Campus

Department of Biological Sciences
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College of Southern Nevada
700 College Drive
Henderson, NV 89002
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