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- To encourage students in developing an understanding of biological principles.
- To help students learn the methods and skills necessary for effective organization and study of biological information.
- To develop within students an appreciation for the beauty, design and extent of the living world.
- To help students contemplate the relationship between biological sciences and the Christian faith.
- To introduce students to the trends in contemporary biological research.
- To prepare students for careers in biology, teaching, and for entrance into pre-professional and graduate schools.
- To meet the needs of non-major students who desire a broad education or specific courses required for their pre-professional preparation
- To cultivate the scientific spirit and approach through instruction in the modern methods of pure and applied chemistry.
- To provide a background for graduate and medical study.
- To equip students for work in industry and government.
- To encourage a harmony between science and the Christian faith.
- Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will have knowledge of calculus, linear algebra, abstract algebra, differential equations, discrete mathematics, statistics, and mathematical technology.
- Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will be able to think mathematically.
- Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will be able to make connections within mathematics and to relate mathematics to other disciplines.
- Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will possess professional skills to communicate mathematically in various settings.
- To provide a background for graduate study in physics and related areas such as mathematics and engineering.
- To prepare students for careers in industry as well as graduate study.
- To introduce students to a broad array of theoretical and applied physics.
- To give students experience in research in physics or related areas.
- To grow in understanding of the relationship between exploration of the physical world through science and faith.