Science and Theology Minor


The mission of the Science and Theology minor is to provide students with a greater depth in the philosophy and history of science than is available in a standard science curriculum. This affords the student a rich background and context to best integrate science and theology.

Curriculum Requirements

A Science and Theology minor is available to students who are Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or Biology department majors, who take the following courses:

Program-Specific Core Curriculum (GE) Courses
World Civilizations II
Introduction to Philosophy
Bible Requirements
Integration Seminar ( Must be taken as "Christianity and the Natural Sciences")
Select at least one of the following courses, which also counts towards their Bible elective(s):
Biblical Backgrounds
Principles of Interpretation
Methods of Bible Study
Program Courses
A Science and Theology minor is available for non-science majors who take the following background science courses, in addition to the above:
BIOS 111Fundamentals of Cellular and Molecular Biology3
BIOS 113Fundamentals of Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory1
BIOS 112Fundamentals of Organismal Biology3
BIOS 114Fundamentals of Organismal Biology Laboratory1
PHSC 401History of Science3
PHSC 402Philosophy of Science3
CHEM 105General Chemistry I4
or CHEM 120 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry
Select one of the following:4
Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
General Physics I: Mechanics and Heat
and General Physics I Laboratory
Select one of the following:4-8
Physics II
and Physics II Laboratory
General Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism
and General Physics II Laboratory
and General Physics III: Waves, Optics and Modern Physics
Total Credits26-30