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The College of Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in the areas of Biological Sciences, Mathematical & Computational Sciences and Physical Science. Our Allied Health Partnership programs are B.S. degrees with clinical internships at area hospitals, health care facilities and universities while the Pre-Professional Health programs offer a B.S. degree through the Biological Sciences department.

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Physical Sciences


Please visit the Physical Sciences Department page for additional requirements and information.


Pre-Professional Health Programs


  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy (6-year dual-acceptance program with Midwestern University)
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Podiatry
  • Physicians Assistant
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Chiropractic Medicine

Please visit the Pre-Professional Health Programs page for additional requirements and information.


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Graduate Programs


Additional programs with Rush University; College of Health Sciences:




A minor consists of at least 21 and no more than 30 credit hours of courses completed from the specific list of the minor program.  At least 12 credit hours at the 200-level or above, including at least three credit hours at Benedictine at the 300-level, must also be completed. Only courses in which a student has received a grade of “C” or better may be applied to the minor. Any credit hours completed for a minor may be used to fulfill core or major requirements. Successfully completed minors are designated on the transcript following graduation. Students can minor in the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date minor information.



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William R. Law, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

Dean's Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Dean's Office Location:
Birck Hall Room 119