B.S. in Physical Science
The mission of the Chemistry, Physics and Engineering Department at Biola University is to train and mentor students to become skilled scientists, engineers, and educators in the physical sciences who will glorify God, serve others, and be good stewards of His creation.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Physical Science, students will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the foundational principles related to the physical sciences.
Demonstrate an ability to solve quantitative and conceptual technical problems related to the physical sciences.
Demonstrate safe laboratory technique, proper use of appropriate equipment, and suitable results and data analysis.
Obtain and use appropriate literature and resource materials related to the physical sciences.
Summarize the key issues in science and faith and recognize the harmony possible while studying God's creation.
A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.
An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.
An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.
Annual PLO Assessment Reports
The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.
Program Review Executive Summary
The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.