Humanities: Applied Science

Real life skills

The Humanities major with the Applied Science track is a pre-professional program designed especially for people who plan to further their studies at the graduate level in such fields as chemistry, physics, or engineering. Broader than a Biology major, Maranatha’s Baptist Christian Applied Science degree gives students technical expertise in areas of science and math, along with the breadth and depth of a Humanities background. You’ll learn how to research, read, and think your way through abstract problems, while also acquiring foundational knowledge and skills for working with and understanding people.

You may also look over the details for our Biology major.

“Maranatha really gives you the groundwork you need for later.” – Naomi Maunu, ('06)

Applying science in the world

Steve Dow ('07) enrolled in the Michigan School of Dentistry after his finishing his Maranatha degree in Humanities: Applied Science. Dow said the science courses helped pave the way for his acceptance in to dental school, but the Bible courses were most important. "They have really helped me be able to build a strong basis of ethics for my personal and professional," Dow said. "I did not always value them. In fact, I saw them as extra classes ... that ate into my study. The further removed I am from college, the more I realize the need for the doctrine classes."

Our faculty knows science

“There are many examples of prominent scientists who were also Christians, and understanding that is important,” said Dr. Molitor.

“My desire is to show students the benefits and importance of studying how God’s creation works.”

Read more about our Humanities faculty.

Other humanities options

Your potential career

  • Anthropologist
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Computing technology
  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Medical technology
  • Medical school
  • Microtechnology
  • Military technology
  • Neuroscience
  • Optical engineering
  • Physical therapy
  • Scientist

Your potential schedule

Fall Spring 
General Biology 14General Biology 24
Old or New Testament3General Psychology3
English Composition 13Computer Applications Seminar1
Fundamentals of Public Speaking2Old or New Testament3
The Modern World3English Composition 23
Music Elective2Math or Science Elective3
Fall Spring 
Calculus 15Writing Elective3
Psychology & Human Behavior Elective3Speech Elective2
Concentration or Minor3Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism3
Baptist Heritage3Concentration or Minor3
Humanities Elective3Math or Science Elective3
Fall Spring 
General Chemistry 1 or Physics 14Gen Chemistry 2 or Physics 24
Introduction to Philosophy2Probability and Statistics3
Macroeconomics3Bible Doctrine 1 or 23
Computer Technology Elective1Concentration or Minor3
Bible Doctrine 1 or 23Open Elective4
Concentration or Minor3
Fall Spring 
Computer Technology Elective3Apologetics2
Science Elective4Bible Elective3
Bible Elective3American Studies Elective3
Literature Elective3Humanities Elective3
Open Elective3Open Elective3