School of Natural & Behavioral Sciences

The primary focus of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences is to improve the scientific literacy of all William Carey students by providing a number of excellent opportunities for comprehensive undergraduate and graduate education within a Christian environment.

The School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate study through the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Chemistry and the Physical Sciences, the Department of Counselor Education (Tradition Campus), the Department of Criminal Justice (Tradition Campus), the Department of Mathematics, and the Department of Psychology and Counseling. Our students are challenged to expand their analytical skills, gain hands-on experience within a number of field settings, and develop a spirit of service that will benefit the William Carey and communities throughout the world.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Jennifer Hotzman, assistant professor of anatomy at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, needed a CAT scan of Native American bones from the time shortly after Columbus arrived. She put out a call for assistance and Singing River Hospital stepped in to help. 
 
“Tipu is a unique Mayan archeological site in Belize that dates to the 1500s. It contains about 600 burials,” said Hotzman. “Of course, everyone knows Columbus came to the new world in 1492. The major question I want to answer is how the native population was influenced by their contact and interaction with the Spanish.”