Creation Studies Minor
The minor in Creation Studies provides a flexible program with a broad training in scientific disciplines that relate to origins as well as the Bible. Students in science or non-science majors can benefit from the in-depth study of creation and evolution.
See the Residential minor course requirements list for official requirements.
Creation Studies Minor (19-20 hours)
- History of Life : CRST 290
- Origins: CRST 390
- Genesis: BIBL 410
Choose 3 from the following course options:
- Elements of Earth Science/Lab: PHSC 210/211 OR Physical Geology/Lab: ENVR 220/221
- Astronomy: An Integrated Approach: PHSC 310 OR Introduction to Astronomy/Lab: PHSC 121/122
- Cell Biology: BIOL 415
- Vertebrate Paleontology: BIOL 371
- Principles of Human Biology/Lab: BIOL 102/104** OR General Biology II: BIOL 225**
- Human Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab: BIOL 213/214** OR Human Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab: 215/216** OR Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates: BIOL 321**
**Only one of these courses will count toward the minor. If BIOL 213/214 or 215/216 is selected, students must take both courses, but only 4 credits count toward the minor.
The student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a consistent, biblical worldview regarding origins.
- Explain key scientific evidences and arguments used to support the theory of evolution as well as difficulties with the theory.
- Provide scientific and biblical arguments in support