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.

If you are wondering what you can do with a global community science major,whatcanidowiththismajor.com is a great resource.

Contact Dr. Jake Lanphere, Global Community Science major faculty advisor, for more information.

Why CBU?

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.

Career Opportunities

  1. Agricultural & Food Scientists - Research ways to improve the efficiency and safety of agricultural establishments and products.
  2. Environmental Science & Protection Technicians - Monitor the environment and investigate contamination, including those affecting public health.
  3. Conservation Scientists - Manage the overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.
  4. Community & Social Service Specialists - Provide support internationally as a health educator, community health worker, counselor, social worker, etc.
  5. Nursing Degree Programs, including CBU’s Entry Level MSN program

Links

  1. http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/
  2. http://data.bls.gov/search/query/results?cx=013738036195919377644%3A6ih0hfrgl50&q=jobs+in+global+community+science
  3. https://globaljobs.org/
  4. http://www.who.int/employment/en/
  • 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