The Mathematics and Science Department graduates young men and women who examine creation from a biblical perspective, in order to integrate their professional and vocational goals with ministry and service. Our Christ-centered professors are committed to helping students grow in their relationship with the Lord as they discover His unique calling for them in the sciences. In doing so, our faculty nurture students’ spiritual and academic growth.
The department’s rigorous curriculum of mathematics, physics and science courses are taught from a biblical perspective to provide students with a Christian worldview of these disciplines. For example, students don’t simply study human anatomy, but also study anatomy from the perspective of how and why God created us. Students also complete Crown’s required 30 hours of Christian studies. This holistic approach produces graduates of high integrity and sound ethics, and who are well prepared to teach, work in the field, or continue on to graduate school.
Students are welcome to customize their degree program in preparation for future work or educational goals. Through their careful selection of electives, students become equipped to pursue graduate work in research, medical school, veterinary school, or field biology. They may also prepare themselves for industrial work, government positions, or other related areas.
The small student-to-faculty ratio allows the department to mold the curriculum to students’ needs, just as students may tailor their education to address their future goals. Through internships as well as environmental and field studies on Crown’s campus, students enhance and advance their classroom learning.
Students pursuing majors in the Mathematics and Science Department interact with professors who inspire them educationally as well as spiritually in growing with and following Christ. Our graduates may have always enjoyed the sciences, but want to use their excellence in academics to also make a different in society in God’s name.
The Mathematics and Science Department also includes a pre-nursing program that fulfills nursing-program prerequisites while providing students with a strong biblical and liberal arts background. The department also provides a variety of liberal arts courses that support Crown’s overall educational goals for all students, and to assist students in developing basic math skills they can apply to their programs of study.
“The Crown biology student is someone who wants to integrate their Christian faith with their passion for science, and learn how to use that integration as they move forward professionally while impacting others for Christ.”
Dawn D. Locklear, Chair
Mathematics and Science Department Degree Programs
By choosing this degree program, students begin a vibrant spiritual life, while demonstrating the academic rigor and scientific inquiry necessary to become confident, competent leaders in their fields.