Academic Catalog 2008-2009 
    Aug 17, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science Major

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The science major provides a wide background in general sciencebiology, chemistry, earth science, physics, mathematics, computing, the impact of science and technology, and environmental science and conservation. The major offers a professional foundation for careers in science secondary school teaching.


The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in science requires a minimum of 128 semester hours, including general education and biblical studies courses and the major courses.

General Education Requirements

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Behavioral and Social Sciences (9 credit hours)

(only 6 of the 9 credits may be from the same course prefix category)


Choose at least 3, but not more than 6 credits from among any 100 or 200 level HIS courses.

Social Science

Choose 100 or 200 level courses from the following categories:

ECO, GEO, GLS (except GLS 225 ), any GLS 300 Exploring World Cultures course, POL, PSY, SOC

Integrative Studies (6 credit hours)

*Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Waived for Science Majors

Natural Science (8 credit hours)

Waived for Science Majors

Secondary General Science Licensure

See the School of Education  section of this catalog for details on the Secondary licensure in general science requirements

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