Bachelor of Science in Global Community Science
The Global Community Science program is designed for students who wish to receive a comprehensive education bridging the disciplines of sustainability science and global community development. Students will study the challenges facing the global population today and learn skills to help solve them. They will be prepared to join the growing number of people and organizations around the globe who are focused on helping others meet their basic human needs and developing sustainable communities.
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Contact Dr. Jake Lanphere, Global Community Science major faculty advisor, for more information.
CBU’s global community science program prepares students to be kingdom workers in the field. The global challenges of the 21st century will be discussed from a Christian worldview. Students will study social issues, agriculture techniques, conservation, and strategies to solve global challenges.
- Agricultural & Food Scientists - Research ways to improve the efficiency and safety of agricultural establishments and products.
- Environmental Science & Protection Technicians - Monitor the environment and investigate contamination, including those affecting public health.
- Conservation Scientists - Manage the overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.
- Community & Social Service Specialists - Provide support internationally as a health educator, community health worker, counselor, social worker, etc.
- Nursing Degree Programs, including CBU’s Entry Level MSN program
- Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate knowledge of foundation topics in the chemical, biological, and environmental sciences.
- Critically analyze and discuss scientific journal articles.
- Critically analyze and discuss selected contemporary and/or controversial issues in global community science, enabling them to be informed citizens and participants in the public debate and discourse involving these issues.
- Demonstrate proficiency in accurately conveying scientific data both orally and in writing.
- Apply statistical and related quantitative tools to the study of the topics in global community science.
- Career Opportunities
- Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
- Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
- Conservation Scientists
- Social Science Research
- Life, Physical, and Social Science
- Social and Community Service Managers
- Consulting Services
- Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
- State and Local Government
- Scientific Research and Development Services
- Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
- Waste Treatment and Disposal
- Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
- Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
- Oil and Gas Extraction
- Support Activities for Mining
- Community and Social Service Specialists
- Urban and Regional Planners
- Farm and Home Management Advisors
- Forensic Science Technicians
Global Community Science Major (63 units) BS
Lower Division Requirements
BIO205 HUMAN MICROBIOLOGY W/LAB
CHE102 FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY
CHE112 ORGANIC & BIOCHEM HLTH SCI W/LAB
ENV110 INTRO TO ENVIRO SCIENCE WITH LAB
GSC101 INTRO GLOBAL COMMUNITY SCIENCE
ICS105 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL STUDIES
STA144 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
Complete BUS 218 OR BUS 362
BUS218 MACROECONOMICSBUS362 SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Lower Division Elective Requirements
Complete eight (8) units from the following
BIO114 GENERAL BOTANY WITH LAB
BIO143 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
BIO143L PRIN OF BIOLOGY LAB
BIO146 GENERAL BIOLOGY I WITH LAB
BIO148 GENERAL BIOLOGY II WITH LAB
BIO153 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I W/ LAB
BIO163 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II W/ LAB
PSC151 INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOSCIENCES
PSC151L INTRO TO THE GEOSCIENCES LAB
SCI120 MARINE SCIENCE WITH LAB
Lower Division Elective Requirements cont.
Complete six (6) units from the following
ANT225 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
COM113 ORAL COMMUNICATION
PSY120 LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT HEALTH PROF
SOC213 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
Upper Division Requirements
ENV370 SOIL AND WATERENV390 STEWARDSHIP OF THE ENVIRONMEN
GSC310 SUSTAIN AGRICLTR & POPLTN DYNMCS
GSC410 SOCIAL ISSUES & SUSTAINABLE DEV
GSC495 FIELD PRACTICUM
ICS305 GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
STA305 SAMPLING & SURVEY METHODOLOGY
Complete ICS 375, POL 415, POL 437 OR POL 454
ICS375 CURRENT EVENTS AND MOVEMENTS
POL415 WORLD GEOGRAPHYPOL437 GLOBALIZATIONPOL454 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS