Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science Major

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The Science major provides a wide background in general science, biology, 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 and secondary school teaching.

The Bachelor of Science in General Science requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education Core (45 credit hours)
Science Major Core (41 credit hours)
Electives (34 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (45 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Biblical Studies (12 credit hours)

Take the following four courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

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

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Science Major (41 credit hours)

Secondary General Science Licensure

See the School of Education  section of this catalog for details on the Secondary Science Licensure Program: B.S. General Science  requirements.

Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Science

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Science to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, electives and Science major program requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses specified for the major.
  3. Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC)  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life  section of this catalog.
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  5. Acceptable performance on exit exams, as required by the faculty.
  6. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  7. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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