生物学

项目提供的
  • 人类学(小)
  • Applied Human 生物学 (major)
  • 生命伦理学与人文科学 (minor)
  • Biological 人类学(小)
  • 生物学 (BA, BS, and minor)
  • Cellular and Molecular 生物学 (major)
  • 生态(主要)
  • Ecotheology(小)
  • 生命科学(主修)
  • 生理学(主要)

生物学教师

*Please consult with your faculty advisor to select the best major for your interests. Be sure to discuss coursework modifications that may be required to meet your specific career goals.

赌博十大靠谱软件 the 生物系

主要目标包括:

  • 培养学生 who understand and apply the scientific method to the study of life.
  • 培养学生 to think critically and effectively communicate biological principles.
  • 生产的毕业生 who make informed decisions based on reliable evidence and guided by their Christian worldview.
  • 加强毕业生 to lead lives of grace-filled wholeness, and personal and professional integrity.

Find out more about this program’s mission, vision, and learning outcomes.

本科研究

Many biology majors will require you to complete an 本科研究 project for graduation. You will collaborate with a faculty member on an investigation that requires a formal proposal (BIO 4978), and participation in original research and public presentation of your results (BIO 4979).

No more than 6 credits of courses numbered from BIO 4900 through 4999 may be applied to any major.

请浏览 生物系网站 了解更多信息 on research opportunities.

应用人类生物学(BS)

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The BS in Applied Human 生物学 is designed for students intending to pursue post-graduate training in 物理治疗 or physician’s assistant programs. 

  • A minimum 108 credits are required for this major, including 23 upper-division credits.
  • The interdisciplinary curriculum in this major will satisfy the basic requirements for entry into 物理治疗 as outlined by the American Association of Physical Therapists.
  • Students intending to pursue postgraduate training 应该以最少3个为目标吗.0的绩点 in their science coursework.
  • If you are interested in pre-professional health-science training, consult with your advisor as early as possible to determine how best to meet your career goals. 请浏览 生物PPHS资源网站 了解更多信息.

生物学(BA)

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The BA in 生物学 provides a broad foundation in biology and is especially appropriate for students planning to teach at the elementary or secondary level.

  • A minimum 81 credits are required for this major, including 30 upper-division credits.
  • If you are preparing for a biology teaching career, you should become familiar with Washington state endorsement requirements prior to selecting core and elective options.

生物学(BS)

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A BS in 生物学 provides a broader and more in depth preparation than the BA program for students pursuing a wide variety of professional careers in biology including post-graduate training.

  • A minimum 104 credits are required for this major, including 35 upper-division credits.
  • 这个专业强调 本科研究.
  • Depending upon your interests and professional goals, you may choose the core and elective coursework to emphasize botany, cellular and molecular biology, 生态, 海洋生物学, 生理学, 或动物学. 
  • As a part of your core requirements or electives, you are required to take a minimum of 3 credits of field biology coursework emphasizing outdoor research and data collection. 
  • As part of your core requirements or electives, you are also required to take at least one botany course (generally chosen from BIO 3453, 4415, or 4744).
  • Students 应该以最少3个为目标吗.0的绩点 in their science coursework if they intend to pursue postgraduate training.

Cellular and Molecular 生物学(BS)

The Cellular and Molecular 生物学 program is intended for students interested in pursuing a career or postgraduate training in cellular, 发展, genetics or molecular biology. This major prepares you for careers such as clinical microbiology, medical or agricultural biotechnology, medicine or genetic counseling.

  • A minimum 107 credits are required for this major, including at least 26 upper-division credits in biology.
  • 这个专业强调 本科研究.
  • Students 应该以最少3个为目标吗.0的绩点 in their science coursework if they intend to pursue postgraduate training.

生态(BS)

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The Ecology program is intended for students interested in pursuing a career or postgraduate training in 生态. This major prepares you for careers in areas including forestry, 渔业, 农业, 野生动物管理.

  • A minimum 100 credits are required for this major, including 40 upper-division credits in biology.
  • 这个专业强调 本科研究.
  • As a part of either core requirements or electives, you are required to take a minimum 3 credits of field biology coursework emphasizing outdoor research and data collection.
  • Students 应该以最少3个为目标吗.0的绩点 in their science coursework if they intend to pursue postgraduate training.

生命科学(文学士)

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The Life Science major is designed for students with a general interest in the biological sciences. This degree provides flexibility for those who want to focus on particular areas of biology that may complement other career options.

  • A minimum 73 credits are required for this major, including 23 upper-division credits.
  • The 18 credits of core requirements include general biology courses, as well as BIO 4899 Natural 科学 Seminar.
  • 生物选修课包括 实验室或现场经验.

生理学(BS)

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This major is designed for students intending to pursue postgraduate training in biology or health sciences. This major is particularly well suited for students pursuing pre-professional health training in medicine, 牙科, 验光, 药店, 兽医, and other health-related careers.

  • A minimum 105 credits are required for this major, including 35 upper-division credits in biology.
  • 这个专业要求 课程 ethics or the completion of an 本科研究 project. The ethics focus is appropriate for students interested in medical school or other professional health-science training. 本科研究 is essential if you are interested in graduate studies in other areas.
  • Students 应该以最少3个为目标吗.0的绩点 in their science coursework if they intend to pursue postgraduate training. 
  • If you are interested in pre-professional health-science training, consult with your advisor as early as possible to determine how best to meet your career goals. 请浏览 生物PPHS资源网站 了解更多信息.

未成年人

生物学

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  • A minimum 34 credits are required for this minor, including 15 upper-division credits.
  • This minor is appropriate for students pursuing careers in business, 计算机科学, 政府, 法律, and psychology that will be enriched by a foundation in biological principles.

人类学: Biological 人类学

You can choose from among three areas of emphasis in the 人类学小, including biological anthropology, which is the study of the biological and behavioral aspects of human beings. 在这个辅修课程中, you are exposed to the disciplines of anthropology, and will think critically about what it means to be human “beings.”  

  • A minimum 30 credits are required for this minor, including 15 upper-division credits.
  • This is an excellent minor for students pursuing careers in medicine, missions, 公共卫生, education, 生态, and forensics.

生命伦理学与人文科学

A minor in bioethics allows students to explore the human dimensions of health care, 公共卫生, and biomedical research to better prepare those seeking a career in the health sciences.

  • A minimum 36 credits are required for this minor, including 15 upper-division credits.
  • You will explore the range of ethical issues that arise in health care, 公共卫生, and biomedical research.

Ecotheology

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A minor in Ecotheology allows you to explore a scientifically and theologically informed understanding of creation care. As an interdisciplinary degree, the Ecotheology minor draws from a variety of subject areas to establish a multifaceted context. Because the minor is concerned with both theory and practice, fieldwork is a core component of the curriculum.

  • A minimum 30 credits are required for this minor, including 15 upper-division credits.
  • This minor includes courses from several schools and departments.
  • Course sequence within the minor may be dictated by your major. For students not majoring in 生物学, electives are available that require no prerequisites.

entering and completing the major or minor

In order to earn a degree, you must complete an academic major. SPU encourages students to explore various academic paths, and students are not required to enter a major immediately upon admission to the University. 然而, you should enter a major by the end of your sophomore year to help ensure your timely completion of a degree. Students who transfer as juniors and seniors should identify and enter their major within their first two quarters at SPU.

  • If this is your first quarter at SPU and you wish to enter a major or minor in this department, you may select a program by using the online Major or Minor Application form. You will receive an email notification of acceptance.
  • If you are an SPU student with an SPU cumulative GPA of 2.0或更高, 利用网络 Major or Minor Application form to select your major or minor. You will receive an email notification of acceptance. Students on academic probation (with an SPU cumulative GPA below 2.0) will not be permitted to enter a new major or minor until they regain good academic standing.
  • The University requires a grade of C- or better in all classes that apply to a major or minor; however, programs may require higher minimum grades in specific courses. You may repeat an SPU course only once for a higher grade.
  • 为了在这个项目中取得进展, meet with your faculty advisor regularly to discuss your grades, 课程进展, and other indicators of satisfactory academic progress. If your grades or other factors indicate that you may not be able to successfully complete the major or minor, your faculty advisor can work with you to explore options, which may include choosing a different major or minor.
  • Pursuing two 生物学 majors. Students wishing to double major in any two 生物学 degree paths must complete at least 20 credits of biology specific coursework that is unique to one major, 而不是第二个的一部分. Applications for a double major are submitted directly to the department chair after consulting with your 生物学教师 advisor. Your application must include a rationale for selecting two 生物学 majors and a clear description of how you will meet the requirements of both degrees.
  • You must complete the major or minor requirements in effect in the SPU 本科目录 for the year of admittance to the major or minor.

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Pre-Professional 健康 Programs

SPU offers specialized faculty advising in the Pre-Professional 健康 科学 (PPHS) to help prepare you for acceptance into graduate-level professional health programs including medicine, 整骨疗法的医学, 牙科, 兽医, 医生助理, 验光, 药店, 物理治疗, 以及职业疗法. 

未来的教师

Elementary Teacher Certification

If you plan to obtain elementary Residency Teacher Certification and are interested in teaching science, 您必须选择 综合研究专业 with a concentration in the natural sciences.

  • This concentration includes 课程 biology, 物理和化学. mathematics, physical education, and natural sciences courses.
  • 申请本专业 (PDF) should be coordinated with the advisor for the natural sciences concentration, Dr. 卡拉·格雷(greyk5@suemarsden.com).

Secondary Teacher Certification

Students planning to seek Secondary Teacher Certification should pursue one of the 生物学 majors. Please meet with your advisor to select the most appropriate option.

考虑读研?

If you intend to pursue any graduate-level training, you are encouraged to apply for a major in the BS in 生物学, BS in Cellular and Molecular 生物学, 或者生态学学士学位.

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了解更多有关 生物系 to see how a degree in 生物学 can help you achieve your goals to make a difference in the world.

满足 生物学教师.

时间安排:生物课

课程计划

建议课程顺序 help you complete your degree in a timely manner.

布莱克岛

布莱克岛 Field Station

生物学 majors can take their upper-division biology courses at SPU’s unique 965-acre field station.

不是生物学专业? Some courses at BIFS will meet portions of the 研究性课程.