Bachelor of Science in Biology
The Bachelor of Science in Biology degree offers rigorous scientific coursework, accompanied by hands-on laboratory experiences, taught from a biblical perspective by caring and committed faculty. Students who complete our program successfully gain a broad foundation of knowledge and understanding in the biological sciences from the molecular level to the whole organism.
With an optimal teacher-student ratio and new laboratory facilities, our biology program trains students to develop skills in the implementation of the scientific method, critical thinking, effective communication, accuracy and precision, teamwork and problem solving.
The Pre-Professional track of the biology major has a sequence of courses designed to fulfill the basic requirements and pre-requisites for admission to professional schools (e.g. schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, etc.). Students who desire careers in these fields are encouraged to follow this track.
- Develop a foundation for understanding humans in relation to the living environment.
- Demonstrate personal integrity and an awareness of the ethical issues in the life sciences.
- Develop an internally consistent philosophy of life that integrates science and Scripture.
The biology program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in biology. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Methods in Research
- Ethics in Science
- Introduction to Pharmacology
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View Complete List of Courses for B.S. (pre-professional option)
Point’s degree in biology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of fields such as:
- Veterinary Medicine
|Randall Howell||Instructor in Science||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Dr. Michael Elliott||Associate Professor of Chemistry||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Dr. David Adams||Instructor in Social and Natural Sciences||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Amy Schuler||Instructor||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Dr. Rebecca Aquino||Assistant Professor of Science||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Dr. Dedra Woolfolk||Professor of Natural Science, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Dr. Allison Kemper||Associate Professor of Science||College of Arts & Sciences|
Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview—from business to biblical studies, math to ministry.
Point provides mentoring programs with faculty, alumni and local business professionals tailored to your personal and professional goals.
SMALL CLASS SIZE
Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.