Natural Sciences, Minor UG
The Minor in the Natural Sciences prepares the Holy Family student to think globally and will give the student the opportunity to experience and to explore the breadth of the Natural Sciences. Essential biological and chemical principles of nature will be presented as an interplay between chemical and physical Laws and their impact upon both living and nonliving systems. This minor is particularly useful for education majors who want to teach middle level science courses.
What Can I Do with this Minor?
With the recent advancement of technology, such as smartphones and wearable computers, it is hard to imagine fitting into the modern world without proper knowledge of science. The minor in Natural Sciences can open the door to the following career paths:
- Allied health fields
- Environmental management
- Investigative journalism
- Laboratory manager
- Middle-school teacher
- Scientific journalism
- Degree Awarded
- Program Type
- Program Location
- Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
- Required Credit Hours
In this minor, students are exposed to entry-level biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental science subjects. It is not a hardcore science program, but it will provide a non-science major with a fundamental understanding of scientific methods. If needed, students can easily use this minor to launch their academic career in hardcore sciences or apply the concepts from this minor in the science-based career of their choice.
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Biochemistry, B.A. UG
The Biochemistry program is designed to provide students with basic knowledge of chemistry, biology, and physics and the appropriate tools to integrate these disciplines to understand the biochemical, physiological, and behavioral aspects of cells, tissues, and organisms.
Environmental Science, Minor UG
The environmental science minor provides students with the specialized knowledge needed to analyze complex environmental issues, as well as the societal and economic impacts of environmental change.
Health Promotion and Wellness, B.S. UG
The Health Promotion and Wellness program prepares students to assume roles as wellness and health promotion professionals in private business, community organizations, and healthcare agencies.
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