Aug 13, 2020  
Crown College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
Crown College 2020-2021 Catalog

Health Sciences/Medical Biology Major (B.A.)


This major is intended to broadly prepare students in the health sciences. With careful selection of electives, students may be equipped to pursue graduate work in public health, medical studies, veterinary studies, dental studies, nutrition, research, or other related areas.

Program Requirements


Christian Studies Core


I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits


General Education Core


II. General Education - 30 Credits


  • Communication Elective 3 Credits (Choose from: COM 133 , COM 140  or COM 252 )
  • 3 Credits
  • History Elective 3 Credits
  • Math or Science Elective 3-4 Credits
  • Communication, Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Electives 17-18 Credits1,2*

Major Core


III. Health Sciences/Medical Biology Major - 65 Credits


All major core classes must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

IV. Additional Requirements - 6 Credits


V. Electives - 21 Credits*


  • Electives (300-400 level) 3 Credits
  • Electives 18 Credits

Students should work closely with an advisor to determine the science electives best suited to their area of medical interest. Electives could include: SCI 250 , SCI 312X , SCI 325 SCI 350 SCI 359 , SCI 380 SCI 415 , or SCI 437 .  

A minimum of 36 credits must be at the upper (300-400) level for a bachelor degree.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Total - 125 Credits


 1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

Recommended BIB/THE Electives:


Recommended General Elective:


Four-Year Suggested Program for the Health Sciences/Medical Biology Major


Freshman Year


Spring Semester - 16-17 Credits


Sophomore Year


Departmental Acceptance


Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required for departmental admission in the Health Sciences/Medical Biology major.

Junior Year


Fall Semester - 17 Credits


Spring Semester - 17 Credits


Senior Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


  • 3 Credits
  • SCI - Science Elective (300-400 level) 4 Credits
  • SCI - Science Elective (300-400 level) 3 Credits
  • Elective 3 Credits
  • Elective (300-400 level) 3 Credits

Spring Semester - 16 Credits