Bachelor of Science/Biology
The B.S. Degree in Biology requires a core of 24 hours in Biological Sciences and students may choose from three areas of emphasis: Wildlife Biology, Pre-Pharmacy, and the Medical Sciences. Students may participate in several internship program opportunities available. Students receiving the B.S. degree in Biology will possess qualifications in several vocational fields including:
1. Health related careers (hospitals, clinics or health departments) Bachelor of Science in Education/Biology
2. Technicians (biological, biomedical, genetic, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries)
3. Sales and marketing (scientific, biomedical, pharmaceutical, veterinary and agricultural businesses)
4. Research-related careers (university, museum, industry, medical and government agencies)
5. Conservation biology and natural resource areas (non-profit and public agencies)
6. State and federal agencies, (Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service, EPA and BLM)
The B.S. Ed. degree in Biology is designed to qualify the student to teach the biological sciences in secondary schools. In addition, the student may also seek endorsements in chemistry and physical science. Blue Mountain College graduates are recognized as highly qualified educators in the natural sciences due to the strong content background they receive.Bachelor of Science/Biology and Medical Technology
The B.S. degree program in Biology/Medical Technology is designed to prepare the student for a career in medical technology. After three years of study at Blue Mountain College, the student will complete the degree with clinical courses at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Upon completion of this degree students may specialize in areas of medical technology such as hematology or infectious diseases and be qualified to work in a hospital or clinic setting.Bachelor of Science/Natural Science
The B.S. degree in Natural Science requires 32 hours in the
natural sciences along with a minor area. Individuals who finish this degree
will be prepared to enter graduate school or pursue a career in several of the
fields listed for the B.S. degree in Biology.
Bachelor of Science/Mathematics
The B.S. degree in Mathematics requires a core of 40 hours in
mathematics, including Graph Theory and Advanced Calculus I and II.
Additional requires courses are included in a minor of the student's
choosing. With a B.S. degree in mathematics, BMC graduates can pursue a
graduate degree as well as careers in the following fields: Education,
Actuarial Field, Business and Management, Engineering, Government, Law
Enforcement, Statistics, Operations Research, and Finance. Bachelor of Science in Education/Mathematics
The B.S. Ed. degree in Mathematics is designed to qualify the student to
teach mathematics in secondary schools. This degree requires a core of
37 hours in Mathematics. Additional requirements include 9 hours of
professional education courses and 12 hours of other education and
psychology courses leading up to a 12 hour internship at a local
secondary school. Blue Mountain College graduates are provided with a
strong foundation in mathematics and education modeled by Christian
The B.S. in Biology/Nursing prepares the student to enter a program of study at an affiliated institution and upon completion at the affiliated institution course work becomes retroactive at Blue Mountain College with the student receiving degrees from both institutions. A bachelor’s degree in nursing will enable an individual to have a supervisory role in the nursing field or to pursue graduate studies for other related areas such as anesthesiology or the nurse practitioner.
The B.S. degree in Biology/Pre-Physical Therapy is designed to prepare the student for a career in physical therapy. This degree requires 34-35 hours in the Biological Sciences and 42 hours in additional related courses. The student seeking this degree is also required to complete 3-4 semester hours in internship experiences.