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LIFE SCIENCES EDUCATION

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Bachelor’s in Biology (B.S. or B.A.), emphasis in Life Sciences Education

Prepares students for careers in teaching such subject areas as biology, physiology, and botany. Graduates may pursue careers in public or private sector education, or may pursue graduate degrees. Graduates may also pursue research careers.

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. Our students are intellectually competent and an exemplary testimony, holding firm to the truth and inerrancy of Scripture. The goal of all instruction is to send forth the saints with an understanding of health and science, so that through their professional, academic, and spiritual testimony, the Master is presented and exalted.

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

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

  • 150 years of classroom experience combined in full-time faculty

  • Nearly 100% job placement rate for Teaching Credential graduates

  • 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

  • Science Teacher

  • Highshool Biology Teacher

  • Middle School Science teacher

  • Professor of Physiology

  • Botany Teacher

  • Science Researcher

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Core Courses

Degree Checklist
Foundations of Education
Philosophies of Education
Curriculum Instruction & Learning Theory
Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Teaching
General Chemistry I & II
General Physics I & II
33 units of General Education
Essentials of Christian Thought
Old Testament Survey I & II
New Testament Survey I & II

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