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Important note regarding when courses are offered

Term notations of Pre-term, Fall, Interterm, Spring, Post-term, or Summer mean that the course is offered during that term every year. When a term notation is followed by odd or even, then the course is offered during that term only in odd or even years, respectively.

Courses that do not have a term notation are not offered on a set rotation. “OL” means the course is available through online learning. See course offerings for online-learning course rotations.

The number of semester credit hours which a course carries is listed in parentheses following the course title.

SC 601 Introduction to Graduate Science Research (3) This course is designed to aid students in research and creating bibliographic entries. Students learn how to use the library systems. Spring, Summer even, OL.

SC 620 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry (3) Competency: Chemistry. Students focus their studies on the characteristics of the elements that are included most frequently in high school chemistry with an emphasis on understanding the orderliness of God’s creation that can be used to predict traits of elements. Summer odd.

SC 630 Energy Systems and Modern Physics (3) Competency: Physics. Students increase their knowledge in electricity, magnetism, and relativity in preparation to teach these abstract topics on a high school level. Summer even.

SC 640 Meteorology, Astronomy, and Geology (3) Students study meteorology, astronomy, and geology and prepare to teach high school students a biblical philosophy of these subjects. Summer odd.

SC 650 Origins (3) Competency: Biology. Students prepare to “be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you” (1 Peter 3:15) by studying the origins of the universe, solar system, life, and mankind from a biblical perspective. Summer even.

SC 660 Cellular and Molecular Biology (3) Competency: Biology. Students complete an advanced survey of the main concepts of cellular and molecular biology. Current developments on DNA technology and the study of the human genome will be covered. Summer odd.