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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology: General Emphasis, B.A.


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Program Director: Andrew Sensenig, Ph.D.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate content knowledge in the major subject areas of biology: breadth, depth, and organizing concepts.
  2. Demonstrate information literacy in science as it is typically communicated (e.g., scientific journal articles, including graphs and tables).
  3. Design, conduct and critically evaluate scientific research.
  4. Practice a broad spectrum of technology used in scientific research.
  5. Demonstrate the capacity to communicate scientific information.
  6. Exhibit the skills necessary to independently increase scientific expertise.
  7. Describe the philosophical basis of science, its capabilities and limitations, relative to epistemology, ethics, and religion.
  8. Commitment to seek to serve the Church, society, and creation.

Locations Offered

Main Campus Fresno

Overview


Program Director: Andrew Sensenig

 

The total coursework requirements include a minimum of 48 units of biology, chemistry, physical science and mathematics beyond the general education prerequisites, of which a minimum of 24 must be upper division.

Emphasis Required Courses (18 Units)


  • One course in chemistry, mathematics or physical science (3- 4 units)
  • Upper division biology (5units minimum)
  • Additional courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics or physical sciences to complete 48 units in the major.

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