The School of Sciences offers programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Natural Science, Physics, and Engineering Physics, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics. Students seeking to enter schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or any health-related professional school traditionally enroll in the School of Sciences. The baccalaureate degrees in Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Science, and Chemistry are designed to meet the entrance requirements of all health-related professional schools.
The course of study for each degree program is designed to meet these criteria:
- Critical thinking - an active, purposeful, organized and disciplined effort to make sense out of our world and our lives - is the essential foundation of lifelong learning.
- The knowledge bases and skills needed to deal effectively with the challenge of living in contemporary society are multidisciplinary.
- A person should be able to make personal and professional decisions within religious and ethical contexts.
The degree programs are constructed to produce graduates who will be able to excel as professionals in science, who will succeed in pursuing futher education in graduate or professional schools, and who will use their science background as a foundation for careers in other areas such as business, law, education, and engineering.