Natural Sciences Program Explore the Natural and Physical Sciences as Stewards of CreationNatural Sciences At Ave Maria University, you can study the natural and physical sciences without compromising your faith. Explore science through the study of both living and non-living parts of God’s creation through observation, experimentation, and empirical understanding, guided by faculty who are invested in your success. In pursuit of the fullness of Truth, we have come to understand that faith is not in competition with reason but instead wishes to be united with it. Join our faculty as we study the concepts of biology, physics, biochemistry, environmental science, marine biology, and chemistry. Quick facts AMU faculty members maintain active research laboratories and offer opportunities for undergraduate research, often leading to presentations at academic conferences and publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals. Science labs have an average of 14 students for more one-on-one mentorship with professors. Explore some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, including the Everglades, Big Cypress Swamp and the Florida Keys.