The pursuit of science and mathematics has never been more attractive or rewarding. Take some time to see which science and math programs at Benedictine can help you achieve your career goals. Our programs enjoy an outstanding reputation for producing successful scientists, healthcare professionals, and analysts. Our nationally respected faculty and staff work directly with our students, preparing them to lead lives of meaning, purpose and distinction. At Benedictine University's College of Science you'll meet lifelong friends and future colleagues. Please explore our website or visit us in person to learn more about our excellent faculty, coursework, research, facilities, and student advising programs. Together, we can pave the path to your success.
 

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James Sostak, BS, MD

Health Science
2001

James Sostak graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Health Science in 2001. At Benedictine, he was MVP of the baseball team two years running, set the current NCAA record for most consecutive hits, and was a member of the NCAA Verizon Academic All-America Team. Sostak earned his M.D. at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, during which he played one season of professional baseball for the Rockford Riverhawks. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin and specialized his training with a fellowship in sports medicine from the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. In 2011, he joined Fox Valley Orthopedics in Geneva, Illinois and has been in practice for four years, specializing in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee.

What our students say...

 

Mahrukh Raheem

Class of 2020

"Class sizes are a little smaller at Benedictine compared to other universities. People can form a community within a classroom, which makes it easier to learn together. I love the community aspect at Benedictine’s College of Science. Students can learn from each other through constructive team projects, and professors are always willing to help students."

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Birck Hall of Science
Benedictine University has a tradition of excellence in science programs. The College of Science at Benedictine offers degrees that provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to enter rewarding careers. Please take some time to learn more about our degree programs, and how they can serve as your platforms for success in a vocation. Our nationally-recognized faculty enjoy engaging students at all levels in investigative research in their laboratories, often presenting their work at national, professional conferences.Our students are active in the many student organizations on campus, athletics, and campus ministries, all of which contribute to  a broadly fulfilling college experience.

 

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

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Email: trucker@ben.edu
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