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Washington University Professor Says Credits from Courses on Creationism Should Not Count


Christian Headlines - A Washington University computational biologist says credits from courses with creationist subjects should not be counted toward a science degree.


According to Faithwire, Dr. Joshua Swamidass says this “constructive solution” would hold Christian institutions to a higher academic standard than other colleges.


“Credit from courses that include creation science should not be used toward science degrees,” he wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. “Nor should they be eligible for transfer to secular institutions.”



He added that those courses with creationism are “deviations from national norms” that “need to be prominently disclosed, tracked and reported.”


His suggestion includes noting on official transcripts that the course included creationism.



Swamidass’ opinion piece comes in response to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which recently debated if they should still consider the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (Tracs) as an accrediting agency.


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