Majors

The College of Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in the areas of Biological Sciences, Mathematical & Computational Sciences and Physical Science. Our Allied Health Partnership programs are B.S. degrees with clinical internships at area hospitals, health care facilities and universities while the Pre-Professional Health programs offer a B.S. degree through the Biological Sciences department.


Pre-Professional Health Programs

  • Chiropractic
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy (6-year dual-acceptance program with Midwestern University)
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physicians Assistant
  • Podiatry
  • Veterinary Medicine
Please visit the Pre-Professional Health Programs page for additional requirements and information.
 

Minors

A minor consists of at least 21 and no more than 30 credit hours of courses completed from the specific list of the minor program.  At least 12 credit hours at the 200-level or above, including at least three credit hours at Benedictine at the 300-level, must also be completed. Only courses in which a student has received a grade of “C” or better may be applied to the minor. Any credit hours completed for a minor may be used to fulfill core or major requirements. Successfully completed minors are designated on the transcript following graduation. Students can minor in the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date minor information.

 

Secondary Education in Science (grades 6-12)

Science teacherA minor in Education with Secondary Teaching Certification is available in the following science majors:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Please visit the Secondary Education in Science page for additional requirements and information.
 

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Robin Rylaarsdam, Ph.D
Acting Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Email: trucker@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6187
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