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For many students, the thought of pursuing a college major in biology brings back memories of dissecting frogs in high school. Though a biology degree prepares students for the study of living organisms, the field provides a wide variety of options for graduates. In addition, studying biology from a Biblical perspective expands one's appreciation for God's grace through creation and the effect of man's sins on himself and the earth where he resides.

Why choose Biology at Clearwater Christian?

  1. Learn in a place where your natural surroundings double as your laboratory environment

  2. Experienced faculty who serve both as your classroom and lab instructor

  3. Examine creation while emphasizing the Creator

  4. Strengthen your Biblical faith by understanding the "whys" behind scientific investigation

  5. Enjoy extensive career and ministry opportunities in one of the most exciting fields of study

Admissions Requirements

While there are no additional admissions requirements, those enrolling in the Biology major are expected to maintain a minimum of a C average in their Biology classes. Biology majors are also expected to possess an innate fascination with Godís world and a desire to do the required research to find solutions to the challenges of todayís world.

Track Options

The basic biology program requires student to complete over 45 hours of required and elective SCI courses. Realizing that many students will pursue careers or graduate school in specific professional areas, the College offers six specific academic tracks that include specific coursework already incorporated into their degree program. Click on a track option below for the unique coursework it offers.

Behavioral/Neuroscience Track

Marine & Freshwater Biology track

Molecular Biology Track

Organismal Biology track

Pre Health Track

General Biology Track

Interesting Classes I Might Take

  • General Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics
  • Invertebrate Zoology


Dr. Daniel Alejandro

Dr. Jonathan Henry

Dr. Helene Peters

In addition to those shown above, Mrs. Michelle Newell is also teaching classes included in the Biology major.

What can I do with a major in Biology?

What are CCC Biology graduates doing now?