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Mathematics and Physical Science

Faculty

  • Keith Rogers, Ed.D., Chair
  • Amanda Boston, Ph.D.
  • David Joyner, M.A.
  • Julie Marshall, Ph.D.
  • Perry Mason, Ph.D.
  • David Peebles, Ph.D.
  • Jessica Rogers, M.S.
  • Byron Rogers, Ph.D.
  • Ann Sims, M.A.
  • Scott Young, M.S.

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

A.  University Core (45 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • BIB3305  Christian Heritage
  • BIB3310  Christian Life
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • PSY1300  General Psychology
    • SOC1300  General Sociology
  • HIS2301  History of the United States I
  • 3 hours from ECO, FIN, GOV, or HIS
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • UNI1170  University Seminar
  • MAT 1312 Trigonometry or higher
  • CHE1307  General Chemistry I
  • 6 hours from AFA, Arts History, ENG, GOV, HIS, PHI, REL, FOL, or BIL
  • UNI2000  University Skills

B.  Major (35 hours)

  • CHE1107  General Chemistry Lab I
  • CHE1308  General Chemistry II
  • CHE1108  General Chemistry II Lab
  • CHE3301  Organic Chemistry I
  • CHE3101  Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • CHE3302  Organic Chemistry II
  • CHE3102  Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • CHE3305  Analytical Chemistry I
  • CHE3307  Advanced Instrumentation and Laboratory Methods
  • CHE4311  Biochemistry I
  • CHE4312  Biochemistry II
  • UGR4388  Undergraduate Research
  • CHE4102  Senior Seminar
  • BIO3320  Analytical Biotechnology

C.  Supporting Courses (39 hours)

  • MAT1402  Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
  • BIO1405  Majors Biology I
  • BIO1406  Majors Biology II
  • ENG3308  Technical Writing
  • BIO3310  Microbiology
  • BIO3111  Microbiology Lab
  • BIO3303  Cell and Molecular Biology 
  • BIO3003  Cell and Molecular Biology Lab
  • PHY1303  General Physics I
  • PHY1103  General Physics I Lab
  • PHY1304  General Physics II
  • PHY1104  General Physics II Lab
  • 9 hours from PSY, SOC, or HSC

D.  Electives (7 hours)

E.  Total (126 hours)

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

A.  University Core (46 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • BIB3305  Christian Heritage
  • BIB3310  Christian Life
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • PSY1300  General Psychology
    • SOC1300  General Sociology
  • 3 hours from HIS
  • 3 hours from ECO, FIN, GOV, or HIS
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • UNI1170  University Seminar
  • MAT1402  Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
  • CHE1307  General Chemistry I
  • 6 hours from AFA, Arts History, ENG, GOV, HIS, PHI, REL, FOL, or BIL
  • UNI2000  University Skills

B.  Major (36 hours)

  • CHE1107  General Chemistry Lab I
  • CHE1308  General Chemistry II
  • CHE1108  General Chemistry II Lab
  • CHE3301  Organic Chemistry I
  • CHE3101  Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • CHE3302  Organic Chemistry II
  • CHE3102  Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • CHE3305  Analytical Chemistry I
  • CHE3105  Analytical Chemistry Lab I
  • CHE3406  Analytical Chemistry II
  • CHE4102  Chemical Literature and Seminar
  • CHE4311  Biochemistry I
  • CHE4312  Biochemistry II
  • CHE4323  Physical Chemistry I
  • CHE4123  Physical Chemistry Lab I
  • CHE4424  Physical Chemistry II

C.  Supporting Courses (32 hours)

  • 1 hour from ESS Activity Course
  • IST2300  Microcomputer Applications
  • IST3300  Advanced Spreadsheets
  • 3 hours from IST or MAT
  • ENG3308  Technical Writing
  • MAT1403  Analytical Geometry and Calculus II
  • MAT2404  Analytical Geometry and Calculus III
  • MAT3306  Differential Equations
  • PHY2301  Engineering Physics I
  • PHY2101  Engineering Physics I Lab
  • PHY2302  Engineering Physics II
  • PHY2102  Engineering Physics II Lab

D.  Electives (6 hours)

E.  Total (120 hours)

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with Educator Certification

Students planning to certify to teach are required to take the following courses in addition to the Bachelor of Science requirements outlined above. Refer to the educator certification section of this catalog for other requirements.

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility (24 hours)

  • EDS2310  Foundations of Education
  • EDS2320  Instructional Technology
  • EDS4310  Assessment and Evaluation
  • EDS4330  Managing Diverse Classrooms
  • EDS4340  Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Secondary and Middle Schools
  • EDS4350  Design and Delivery
  • EDS4360  Seminar in Education
  • EDS4660  Student Teaching

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

A.  University Core (47 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • BIB3305  Christian Heritage
  • BIB3310  Christian Life
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • PSY1300  General Psychology
    • SOC1300  General Sociology
  • 3 hours from HIS
  • 3 hours from ECO, FIN, GOV, or HIS
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • UNI1170  University Seminar
  • MAT1402  Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
  • 4 hours from
    • BIO1405  Majors Biology I
    • CHE1307  General Chemistry I
    • CHE1107  General Chemistry I Lab
  • 6 hours from AFA, Arts History, ENG, GOV, HIS, PHI, REL, FOL, or BIL
  • UNI2000  University Skills

B.  Major (32 hours)

  • MAT1403  Analytical Geometry and Calculus II
  • MAT2404  Analytical Geometry and Calculus III
  • MAT3303  Probability and Statistics
  • MAT3305  Foundations of Mathematics I
  • MAT3306  Differential Equations
  • MAT3350  Linear Algebra
  • MAT3351  Intermediate Analysis
  • MAT3353  Numerical Analysis
  • MAT4351  Modern Algebra
  • 3 hours from upper level MAT

C.  Supporting Courses (26 hours)

  • 1 hour from ESS Activity Course
  • IST2300  Microcomputer Applications
  • IST3300  Advanced Spreadsheets
  • ENG3308  Technical Writing
  • 4 hours from
    • BIO1406  Majors Biology II
    • CHE1308  General Chemistry II
    • CHE1108  General Chemistry II Lab
  • 3 hours from upper level ENG or HIS
  • PHY1303  General Physics I
  • PHY1304  General Physics II
  • GOV2302  Texas State and Local Government

D.  Electives (15 hours)

E.  Total (120 hours)

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Educator Certification

Students planning to certify to teach are required to take the following courses in addition to The B.A. requirements. Refer to the educator certification section of the catalog for other certification requirements.

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility (24 hours)

  • EDS2310  Foundations of Education
  • EDS2320  Instructional Technology
  • EDS4330  Managing Diverse Classrooms
  • EDS4340  Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Secondary and Middle Schools
  • EDS4350  Design and Delivery
  • EDS4360  Seminar in Education
  • EDS4660  Student Teaching

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

A.  University Core (47 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • BIB3305  Christian Heritage
  • BIB3310  Christian Life
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • UNI1170  University Seminar
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • PSY1300  General Psychology
    • SOC1300  General Sociology
  • 3 hours from HIS
  • 3 hours from ECO, FIN, GOV, or HIS
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • MAT1402  Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
  • 4 hours from
    • BIO1405  Majors Biology I
    • CHE1307  General Chemistry I
    • CHE1107  General Chemistry I Lab
  • 6 hours from AFA, Arts History, ENG, GOV, HIS, PHI, REL, FOL, or BIL
  • UNI2000  University Skills

B.  Major (32 hours)

  • MAT1403  Analytical Geometry and Calculus II
  • MAT2404  Analytical Geometry and Calculus III
  • MAT3303  Probability and Statistics
  • MAT3305  Foundations of Math I
  • MAT3306  Differential Equations
  • MAT3350  Linear Algebra
  • MAT3351  Intermediate Analysis
  • MAT3353  Numerical Analysis
  • MAT4351  Modern Algebra
  • 3 hours in upper level MAT

C.  Supporting Courses (29 hours)

  • 1 hour from ESS Activity Courses
  • 4 hours from
    • BIO1406  Majors Biology II
    • CHE1308  General Chemistry II
    • CHE1108  General Chemistry II Lab
  • 6 hours upper level CHE
  • IST2300  Microcomputer Applications
  • IST3300  Advanced Spreadsheets
  • ENG3308  Technical Writing
  • ENG3310  Grant Writing
  • PHY1303  General Physics I
  • PHY1304  General Physics II

D.  Electives, at least 6 hours upper level (12 hours)

E.  Total (120 hours)

Bachelor of Arts in Engineering (Cooperative Program)

Lubbock Christian University and Texas Tech University have established a cooperative engineering program that will allow students to receive a Bachelor of Arts from Lubbock Christian University and a Bachelor of Science from Texas Tech University. The first two years are taken at Lubbock Christian University and the remaining three years are taken at Texas Tech University. The Texas Tech University degree must be earned to apply for the Lubbock Christian University degree.

Freshman Year (37 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • CHE1307  General Chemistry I
  • CHE1107  General Chemistry I Lab
  • CHE1308  General Chemistry II
  • CHE1108  General Chemistry II Lab
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • MAT1312  Trigonometry
    • MAT1313  Pre-Calculus
  • MAT1402  Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • 1 hour from ESS activity course
  • HIS2301  History of the United States I
  • UNI1170  University Seminar

Summer (14 hours)

  • HIS2302  History of the United States II
  • MAT1403  Analytical Geometry and Calculus II
  • MAT2404  Analytical Geometry and Calculus III
  • 3 hours from
    • GOV2301  National Government
    • GOV2302  Texas State and Local Government

Sophomore Year (34 hours)

  • IST2300  Microcomputer Applications
  • ENGREngineering Analysis I (Texas Tech)
  • ENGRStatics (Texas Tech)
  • FOL1401  Beginning Spanish I
  • FOL1402  Beginning Spanish II
  • PHY2301  Engineering Physics I
  • PHY2101  Engineering Physics I Lab
  • PHY2302  Engineering Physics II
  • PHY2102  Engineering Physics II Lab
  • 3 hours from
    • GOV2301  National Government
    • GOV2302  Texas State and Local Government
  • 3 hours from PSY
  • 3 hours from HUM, ENG, GOV, or HIS

Prior to the spring semester of the second year at Lubbock Christian University, students must apply for admission to Texas Tech University and contact the engineering department to schedule the engineering analysis and statics courses. During the second year at Lubbock Christian University, students must contact the engineering department at Texas Tech to determine the class schedule for the third year of the program. Other courses may be advised by Texas Tech University advisors, but must be approved by the program coordinator at Lubbock Christian University.

Minor in Chemistry

Minor in Chemistry (18 hours)

  • CHE1307
  • CHE1107
  • CHE1308
  • CHE1108
  • 10 upper level hours from two areas of chemistry (analytical, biochemistry, organic, or physical) with at least 2 labs

Minor in Mathematics

(20 hours)

  • MAT    1313 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
  • MAT    1402 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
  • MAT    1403 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II
  • 9 hours from
    • MAT    2404 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III
    • MAT    3303 Probability and Statistics
    • MAT    3305 Foundations of Mathematics I
    • MAT    3306 Differential Equations
    • MAT    3350 Linear Algebra
    • MAT    3353 Numerical Analysis

Last Updated: Mar 28, 2014