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Course offerings in the biology
curriculum are designed to: (1) provide pre-professional training
for students planning careers in the biological sciences,
dentistry, medicine, nursing, and other health sciences, (2)
prepare students for teaching biology or science in the elementary
or secondary school, and (3) provide the basic foundation
for graduate study in biology.
The biology program at Dallas Baptist University
is designed to produce knowledgeable individuals who have
an understanding of the basic biological tenets of God's creation.
The academic information is presented in a Christian context
to enhance the students' ability to become responsible, caring
citizens in society.
Goals of the Biology Major
The biology program seeks to meet the following
goals to provide courses with content appropriate to forming
a strong foundation in biology:
- To meet the needs of students who are preparing
for vocations in the health field and environmental science.
- To provide an adequate foundation for students
intending to continue in graduate work in biology.
- To meet the needs of those preparing for
a teaching career with biology as a teaching field.
- To provide skills needed by those students
who elect biology as a major in order to prepare for employment
in a biologically related field.
- To graduate students from the program who
are well prepared and who reflect the proficiencies of the
- To enable students to make wise ethical
and moral decisions concerning issues that affect humans
and their environment.
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