Natural Science

Biology, Chemistry, General Science

What I appreciate most about HLGU is the Christian camaraderie and friendship that I longed for in Lebanon, and the professors' willingness to work with students and help them in any way possible.

Laya Yamout '14 Biology

Our well-rounded science programs prepare students for a variety of careers or avenues of further study. Students can choose a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Biology with an emphasis in general biology, pre-medical, pre-dental or pre-veterinary medicine. An Associate of Science degree is also offered with an emphasis in pre-pharmacy, pre-chemistry, pre-medical technology or pre-dental hygiene. In addition, we support the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a certification in Biology or Unified Science.

The HLGU Science Department curriculum is designed to give graduates a solid foundation for post-college work or graduate study. Faculty members work with students to meet specific academic needs they have for their desired career path. Science department professors are accessible to students both in and out of the classroom. Faculty also teach in both lectures and labs.

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Involved Faculty

Our faculty are accessible to students both in and out of the classroom during students’ academic careers at HLG. They also teach in both the lectures and the labs.

Small class sizes

Major-specific courses typically run no more than 10 students, allowing for ample one-on-one attention and learning opportunities.

Solid Foundation

Our curriculum is designed to give graduates a solid foundation for post-college work or graduate study. We work with students to meet specific academic needs they have for their desired career path.

Job Shadowing

Students have opportunities to job shadow science and medical professionals in the local community.

Science Club

Members of Science Club lead campus initiatives in areas like recycling or maintenance of the nature trails. We also bring in outside speakers on a variety of topics.

Variety of Careers

Graduates can find employment across the scientific industry in areas such as medicine, pharmacy, cell biology, research, wildlife biology or environmental biology.

Further Education

We offer a foundation for pharmacy school, medical school and many other graduate programs of study.

Teaching

Students can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Education with certifications in Biology or Unified Science, equipping them to teach in public or private schools.

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Faculty Profile

Don Colborn, Ph.D.

"I enjoy interacting with students one-on-one and encouraging them to gain the knowledge necessary to be successful in their career endeavors," said Dr. Don Colborn, HLGU alum and professor of biology.

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