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The equation to creation.

 The beauty of God’s creation is all around us, waiting to be explored and adored. From the miniature wonders of the microscopic world to the towering majesty of baobab trees, there’s no shortage of biological wonders to traverse. Our faith-based biology program will challenge and equip you to go out and work in a variety of inspiring fields. The more you study creation, the more awestruck you’ll be at God’s handiwork.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Biology

The biology degree program’s holistic perspective on studying the biological sciences provides significant faculty guidance, mentoring and career support. Students enrolled in the Biology bachelor’s degree program at our Minnesota campus receive exceptional preparation for their future careers. This program is for students who wish to pursue a wide range of science-related career options including medical, veterinary or dental school; graduate school in biology, research or forensic science; positions in a science-related industry, environmental nonprofit, corporation or government organizations.

The department’s holistic perspective on studying the biological sciences provides significant faculty guidance, mentoring and career support for the pursuit of becoming a Christian biologist. The program is also unique in that while studying the scientific and mathematical principles behind biology and chemistry, students also learn how God creates. In fact, the deeper students venture into their studies, the more they become aware of His intelligence and intention in creating our world. Graduates of the program have received research fellowships, entered medical schools, and even been awarded internships at the prestigious Mayo Clinic.
Students will be adequately prepared for careers in medical, veterinary, dental, research and forensic science fields. They’ll find jobs in most science-related industries, environmental nonprofits, or government organizations. They’re also positioned well to pursue postgraduate learning in a number of scientific studies.

 

 

 

Why choose Biology studies at Crown?

VIDEO   Dr. Don Hardy provides an overview of the major and its emphasis.

 

  • The faulty provide significant guidance, mentoring, and career support.

 

  • Graduates are qualified to pursue additional academic degrees at the master’s level.

 

  • Covers multiple fields of study, simultaneously providing students with a deeper understanding of the Bible and a Christian worldview.

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The feeling I had when I first walked in the door was like coming home. Everything is an experience for me. I always like to try something new so I can find something I love. They always say if you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.

 

Abbi Christensen

Biology

FUTURE BIOLOGY MAJOR

You’ve got a bright future ahead of you.

Limitless options. Extreme flexibility. Future-proofed career skills. Biology majors have boundless opportunities.

11%

Health educator job growth from 2018-2028

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Elective credits

$108K

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Individualized Research Project

All biology majors produce individualized research projects that are relevant to their specific interests and fields. The projects fill current science gaps to assistant working professionals, allowing students to utilize theoretical principles learned in courses and produce tangible in-depth research.

Minors

You may pair any minor with any major. Here are some minors that may pair well with this major:

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Mentoring Opportunities

Learning in the classroom is one of the core ways that you can grow as a person. However, we believe classrooms can only go so far. That is why each student has the opportunity to connect with a faculty or staff member to talk about class, life, and Jesus. Because learning is more than just knowledge, it is experiencing life-changing relationships.

What Will I Study?

  • Ecology
  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • College Algebra
  • Applied Statistics
  • Senior Science Seminar
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