Online Bachelor of Science in Biology

Affordable Flexible Convenient On your Terms


Arizona Christian University is excited to offer a one of a kind online biology degree in collaboration with Arizona State University!

ACU and ASU have come together to offer you a world class online biology degree, combining top rated biology courses from ASU and a worldview curriculum from ACU. You will have the opportunity to complete a portion of your key biology coursework through ASU Online and the remainder of your degree requirements will be completed through ACU. Not only that, your ACU Success Coach will be there to help you each step of the way!

Complete your ACU Biology Degree Anywhere, Anytime!

Our online Biology degree program here at ACU is designed with you in mind! Complete your degree fully online in the comfort of your own home.

The Online Bachelor of Science in Biology at ACU features:

  • Flexible Online Format: Our classes are fully online and flexible to fit into your lifestyle. You can login and access the course material at any time making it easy for you to complete your schoolwork while maintaining your busy schedule.
  • Accelerated Learning: Our online classes are formatted to last 8 weeks. This means that you can complete classes quickly and graduate sooner!
  • Cost Effective: ACU online is one of the most affordable Christian institutions in the state of Arizona! Reach out to an Admissions Counselor today to receive a tuition estimate.
  • World Class Professors: Experience teaching from world class instructors from both ASU and ACU. This program combines the best of both worlds allowing you to take ASU science classes from one the best schools in the country while receiving top-notch Biblical worldview and humanities classes from our experienced faculty here at ACU.
  • Personal ACU Success Coach: With ACU Online, you never need to take a step alone. Your Success Coach is here to help get you started, select your classes each semester, and will be available throughout your entire degree program to answer questions and encourage you along the way.

Why Online Biology at ACU?

In addition to receiving the personalized experience of being an ACU student, our online Biology program offers several unique advantages:

  • Highly qualified ACU students can achieve early acceptance into one of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (LECOM) medical, dental, or pharmacy schools through our unique affiliated university partnership.
  • ACU’s Biblical liberal arts classes take an innovative approach to general studies that reclaim a Christian conception of the Liberal Arts, preparing students to be influential thinkers.
  • Online science classes offered through ASU, the most innovative school in the country
  • Learn from the same world class professors that teach on campus at both ASU and ACU


Career Paths

  • Biological Scientists
  • Biological Technician
  • Laboratory Research Assistant
  • Microbiologists
  • Pharmaceutical Sales and Research
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Science Teacher

Department of Science

Arizona Christian University
Building 2000
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306

(602) 489-5300

[email protected]

Academic Major Courses

Core requirements accumulate to 30 credits, 15 credits of Biblical and Theological Studies and 8 credits of science courses. 3 credits of Upper Division Biblical and Theological Studies electives are required.

CourseCourse NameCredits
CHM 151General Chemistry I with Lab4
CHM 152General Chemistry II with Lab4
CHM 235Organic Chemistry I with Lab4
CHM 236Organic Chemistry Il with Lab4
BIO 301Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/ Lab4
BIO 302Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/ Lab4
MAT 122Brief Calculus3
BIO 490Biology Capstone3
Biology Electives - Academic Major (choose 16 credits)
BIO 220Intro. to Sports Medicine w/ Lab4
BIO 250Exercise Physiology w/ Lab4
BIO 310Molecular & Cellular Biology w/ Lab4
BIO 320Microbiology w /Lab4
BIO 345Fundamentals of Ecology w/ Lab4
BIO 341Human Genetics3
BIO 356Nutrition and Wellness3
BIO 385Creation Apologetics3
BIO 476Kinesiology3
BIO 410Bioinformatics3
BIO 483Pathophysiology4
BIO 498Research1, 2 or 3
BIO 497Internship1, 2 or 3
PHY 111General Physics I w/ Lab4
PHY 112General Physics II w/ Lab4
PSY 390Introduction to Neuroscience4