B.S. in Biophysical Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Biophysical Sciences, offered on campus, is one of the most academically rigorous health sciences programs in Virginia – with the distinction of integrating Christian values and ethics. Prepare for a career in medicine, science, education or politics. If you have a gift for scientific discovery, a love of the arts and a passion for making a positive difference in the rapidly growing STEM industry, this degree will prepare you for a rewarding future.

  • Advance in biology, mathematics, chemistry, bioethics, scientific thought, theology and cosmology.
  • Learn foundational scientific theories; techniques of chemical experimentation; and best practices for analyzing, hypothesizing and recording data.
  • Explore bioethics, evolutionary theory and historical philosophies from a Christian perspective.

Career Opportunities:

  • Lab Technologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Healthcare Technician
  • Educator
  • Medical Research
  • Preparation for further studies in medical, veterinary, optometry, dentistry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmaceutical fields or as a physician assistant.

Delivery Format: On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

Traditional/On-Campus

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Less than 12 credit hours

Sessions E and F, 2017

  • $7,950 (over 18 credits hours add $530/credit hour)
  • $530/credit hour

From Session A, 2017

  • $8,325 (over 18 credits hours add $555/credit hour)
  • $555/credit hour

Evening/Online (8-week classes)

$395/credit hour

Professional Development/Non-degree

$250/credit hour

Early College

$155/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, non-refundable

Enrollment DepositOn-Campus Students

Enrollment DepositEvening/Online Students

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

Technology Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$300/Term

Supports information technology

Undergrad Support Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$19/Term

Contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations

Undergraduate Student Activity Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$100/Term, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to undergraduate student activity operations

Health Center Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$45/Semester, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to health center for students living on campus

Parking Fee (On-Campus and Early College Students)

$100/Term

Applies to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus

New Student Programming Fee

$75

One-time fee applied to all incoming students

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late tuition payment

Late Registration

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late registration

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

 

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