A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

BS in General Science

Houghton offers a major in general science leading to the bachelor of science (B.S.) degree. General science exposes students to coursework in biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science, while providing the opportunity to pursue one of these four areas in more depth. The program requires eight credit hours each in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science.

Required Courses Hours 
MATH 180 or 181 MATH 180 Calculus and Its Origins or
MATH 181 Calculus I
MATH 182 Calculus II 4
PHYS 151 General Physics I 4
PHYS 152 General Physics II 4
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II 4
BIOL 151 General Biology I 4
BIOL 152 General Biology II 4
ESCI 101 Physical Geology 4
  An Earth Science Elective 4
  Senior Capstone: General Science Seminar 1
  8 additional hours in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Earth Science in courses numbered 200 or above