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The Department of
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Serious about science and faith?

You’ll fit right in here. As a Calvin biology major, you’ll learn more than just facts, data, and theories. You’ll gain the critical thinking skills behind great science and learn how to apply them to many fields.

All biology programs aren’t the same. At Calvin University, you’ll earn a respected degree, learning from dedicated Christian professors known for high quality teaching, exceptional research projects, and integrating faith and science. And you'll develop the communication and collaboration skills necessary for a successful career.

You’ll also find a community of inquisitive students who will help you study and give you tips in the lab. Your faculty advisor will listen closely to your goals and help you craft a plan to achieve them. You’ll make lifelong connections that you can count on for years to come.

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Considering a career in medicine?

We’ve helped hundreds of students launch successful medical careers, and we can help you, too. Learn all about our excellent pre-med program.

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