Environmental Science Major - Biology Emphasis

Calvin University

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


Students develop a deeper understanding of how creation works and the diverse impact the growing human population is having on the world that sustains it—then learn how to do something about it. In this interdisciplinary 61-63 credit hour bachelor of science program, students take courses in biology, chemistry, geology and mathematics to gain an understanding of how they can responsibly carry out thier role as a steward of God's creation. Students will also take courses that study environmental impacts, policy and ethics. These classes are specifically designed to develop a Christian philosophy of environmental management. In this program, they can choose an emphasis in either biology, chemistry or geology, depending on thier career goals.