Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
The students in the biology bachelor’s degree program receive exceptional preparation 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 organization.
The department’s holistic perspective on studying the biological sciences provides significant faculty guidance, mentoring, and career support. 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 who complete their biology degree in Minnesota from Crown are adequately prepared for any of the following career options: Medical, veterinary or dental school; graduate school in biology, research or forensic science; or a position in a science-related industry, and environmental nonprofit or corporation, or a government organization.
Biology Major (B.S.) Courses
All major core classes must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.
2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.
* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.
Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the Biology major.
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