Creation Studies

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)

Courses:

  • 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.


Program Outcomes

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