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NATURAL HISTORY/ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY

Faculty

Bachelor’s in Biology (B.S. or B.A.), emphasis in Natural History & Environmental Biology

If you enjoy the outdoors and wildlife, this is a major for you! It is important to be good stewards of this world which God has given us, so that we can responsibly utilize our God-given resources to sustain life with growing populations.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 11% increase in jobs for environmental scientists and specialists in the next 10 years, and there is no better place to study Natural History and Environmental Biology than at The Master’s University. Environmental biologist work to preserve and restore the environment by identifying problems related to pollution, habitat destruction or other environmental problems and providing solutions. Studies in environmental biology focus mainly on lab courses and fieldwork experiences to prepare you for technical, research or consultant positions in the field.

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. TMU produces students who are intellectually competent and an exemplary testimony no matter what discipline they study.

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

  • Natural History/Environmental Biology career prospects in Southern California are diverse and numerous

  • Small class sizes means close student-teacher relationships and valuable individual attention, one of the many benefits of small university campuses

  • 95% Medical School acceptance rate

  • 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.

  • TOP 10 Christian Universities and TOP 15% Colleges with the Best Academics in California (Niche.com, 2019)


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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology

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.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology

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.

Potential Careers

  • Sustainability consultant

  • Environmental engineer

  • Environmental manager

  • Marine biologist

  • Nature conservation officer

  • Environmental engineering technician

  • Environmental protection technician

  • Environmental health specialist

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Core Courses

Degree Checklist
LS318 Conservation Bio. & Sustainability
LS341 Ecology
LS398 Plant Science
CH352 Organic Chemistry II
LS312 Animal Physiology
LS346 Marine Biology
LS355 Parasitology
LS362 Medical Microbiology
LS375 Vertebrate Paleontology
LS388 Mathematical Ecology
B121 Essentials of Christian Thought
B101/2 Old Testament Survey I & II
B201/2 New Testament Survey I & II
BTH321/2 Christian Theology I & II

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