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BIOLOGY

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Bachelor’s in Biology (B.S. or B.A.)

In the general biology emphasis students can choose from a number of elective classes. Students who choose this emphasis area may go on to seek employment after they graduate or may choose to attend graduate school.

Students are required to complete 41 Biology Core units, 23 Biology Emphasis units, 33 General Education units, and 21 Bible units. A minimum total of 122 units are required to graduate.

Our program is dedicated to developing lifelong patterns of intellectual growth while also being uncompromising in the faith. We are committed to producing students who are intellectually competent and an exemplary testimony no matter what discipline they study. Holding firm to the truth and inerrancy of Scripture, we teach all classes with the unshakeable foundation of the Bible. Students will graduate ready to go onto the next step in their field, and defend their faith as an equipped and intellectual worker and break new ground.

ROOTED IN AN UNWAVERING DEVOTION TO JESUS CHRIST AND THE INERRANT WORD OF GOD, OUR WORLD-CLASS FACULTY AND DEDICATED ADMINISTRATION PREPARE EACH STUDENT’S HEART AND MIND FOR A LIFE OF ETERNAL INFLUENCE. - John MacArthur

  • Doctrinally sound: interpreting science through faith rather than faith through science, including teaching a literal six-day creation and a historical Space-Time Fall

  • Biology career prospects in Southern California are diverse and numerous

  • Equipping the saints: students develop an understanding of science wherein their professional, academic and spiritual testimony, the Master is presented and exalted

  • Small class sizes means close student-teacher relationships and valuable individual attention

  • Research opportunities are ample, with freedom to structure, conduct and present research with faculty support

  • 95% Med-School acceptance rate

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Students are encouraged to pursue personalized scholarship opportunities with individual faculty in the department. Students may translate such research opportunities into academic credit toward graduation in the form of practicums in industrial settings and/or scholarly articles presented to academic and professional societies.

STUDY ABROAD

  • Israel Bible Extension (IBEX): TMU is the only campus to offer an entire semester abroad in Israel. Learn more about IBEX.

  • Italy summer semester. Students will live in Florence for six weeks in the summer deeply immersed in Italian culture and Renaissance history. Learn more.

  • GO! Global Outreach teams to 10+ global locations each year combine practical application of your learning, evangelism, community outreach, and broadening of perspectives. Learn more.

Read: New Geoscience Program Read: Why Science at TMU

Potential Careers

  • Environmental Scientist or Specialist

  • Biological Technician

  • Research Assistant

  • Biochemist

  • Health Communications Specialist

  • Health Educator

  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

  • Medical Services Manager

Core Courses

CH151 & 2 General Chemistry I & II
CH351 Organic Chemistry I
LS151 Organismic Biology
LS220 Research Methods
LS252 Cell Biology
LS342 Genetics & Genomics
LS372 Origins
PS251/2 General Physics I & II
B121 Essentials of Christian Thought
B101 Old Testament Survey I & II
B201 New Testament Survey I & II
BTH321 Christian Theology I & II

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