CELLULAR & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Bachelor’s in Biology (B.A. or B.S.), emphasis in Cellular & Molecular Biology
Many of the most important discoveries in science in the last 60 years have taken place in this field. Because of the complexity of life at this level, students in this emphasis enjoy some of the most challenging courses in the biology major.
Graduates may move into in-demand and rapidly growing careers in medicine and health, scientific research, forensic science, drug manufacture and design, and other fields in wide array of industries.
Our program is uniquely dedicated to academic excellence, real-world career preparation, and 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.
WE HOLD CHRIST AND SCRIPTURE AS INERRANT AND ABOVE ALL ELSE. EVERYTHING IS INTERPRETED THROUGH THAT LENS WITHOUT COMPROMISE. THIS MEANS THE BIBLE IS THE FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE, NOT SCIENCE FOR THE BIBLE. - Dr. Joe Francis, Dean of the School of Science, Mathematics, Technology & Health
Cellular & Molecular Biology career prospects in Southern California are diverse and numerous
Small class sizes means close student-teacher relationships and valuable individual attention
95% Medical School acceptance rate
TOP 10 Christian Universities and TOP 15% Colleges with the Best Academics in California (Niche.com, 2019)
Students may benefit from 360-degree spiritual growth and development, a vibrant student life, comprehensive financial aid, and a wide range of innovative resources for academics, career preparation, athletics, music & arts, study abroad, and community outreach.
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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.
Students are required to complete 33 Biology Core units, 12 Biology Emphasis units, 33 General Education units, and 21 Bible units. A minimum total of 122 units are required to graduate.
Medicine and Health
Drug Manufacture and Design
Agriculture and Related Industries
Forensic Science (Crime Lab Science)
Microbiology Lab Technician
Scientific Writing or Reporting
Senior Scientist for Life Sciences
|LS351 Molecular Genetics|
|CH352 Organic Chemistry II|
|LS331 Developmental Biology|
|LS362 Medical Microbiology|
|LS388 Mathematical Ecology|
|LS398 Plant Science|
|LS428 Research in Biology|
|B121 Essentials of Christian Thought|
|Old Testament Survey I &II|
|New Testament Survey I & II|
|Christian Theology I &II|