CAP 202: Creation Apologetics and Biology

CAP 202: Creation Apologetics and Biology

Strengthen your walk and deepen your understanding of the integrity and authority of Scripture. No other document in history makes the bold claims the Bible does, and no other document has the integrity of the Bible. This 7-lesson course will teach you how to defend the biblical account of creation in the area of biology and deepen your commitment to the authority of Scripture.

This course builds on the ideas presented in the Foundations courses (we recommend CAP 101 and CAP 102 be completed before any advanced course). The principles of presuppositional apologetics will be used to dive deeper into each topic in this course. Students will be involved in reading articles, researching issues related to biblical authority, watching videos, and completing quizzes that uphold the Bible as the ultimate source of truth—even in the field of biology.

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ACSI teachers who pass the course can receive 2.33 ACSI-accredited Continuing Education Units (CEUs). (Please allow up to 5 business days to process your registration. You will receive an email with instructions for enrolling in the course.)

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  • Primer on molecular genetics, proteins, and phylogenetic trees
  • The origin of life from matter
  • Alleged evolutionary relationships
  • Mutations and evolution
  • Natural selection and speciation
  • Icons of evolution
  • Evolution in history and culture


  • Online videos featuring expert instructors
  • Reading assignments that will engage and equip you
  • Online quizzes with immediate feedback


Upon completing the course, students will be able to:

  • State the basic concepts behind genetics, mutations, and natural selection.
  • Recognize alleged evolutionary relationships and the evidence that is claimed to support them.
  • Explain mutations with respect to DNA and genetic information.
  • Refute the claim that mutations are the “raw material” for the evolution of life on earth.
  • Relate the process of natural selection to speciation as it has been observed in nature.
  • Identify “icons of evolution” and critically analyze how they are misused to convince people of the “fact” of evolution.
  • Relate the history of evolutionary theory to culture and society.


  • A certificate of completion will be awarded to those finishing the course with a final score of 75% or higher. In addition, ACSI teachers who pass the course can receive 2.33 ACSI-accredited Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for an additional fee at registration.
  • Students should expect to spend 6–8 hours per lesson watching the videos, reading the articles, asking questions in the forums, and taking the quiz. Complete the coursework at your own pace within three months.
  • The advanced courses are open for enrollment but build on information from CAP 101 and CAP 102. Students are expected to have a firm grasp on presuppositional apologetics to be successful in any advanced course.
  • Parents or teachers seeking to use this course for high school credit can consider this the equivalent of one-half semester of social studies credit.

Class Drop and Refund Policy

  • Students who have registered and paid for any course from Answers Education Online and wish to drop the course may receive a refund less a $15 processing fee up to 21 days after the registration is processed.
  • No refunds will be offered for students who drop the course after 21 days from the registration.


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