The Division of Science and Math is committed to delivering a quality undergraduate science program to a student population from diverse academic backgrounds. Through innovative instruction, applied research, internship and service learning which seek to nurture ethical values, the Division of Science and Math prepares graduates who can meet the challenges of the global marketplace and public sector organizations.
Major Areas of Study
The Division of Science and Math offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.
In pursuit of its mission, the Division of Science and Math will:
- Actively recruit and retain promising African American students and students of other backgrounds.
- Develop analytical and problem-solving skills of its’ students.
- Enhance science laboratory skills to produce capable students to conduct off-campus internships and research.
- Guide students to increase the number of persons who continue on to graduate and professional schools and enter the workforce successfully.
Divisional Learning Outcomes
- Students in the Division of Science and Math are required to complete core courses designed to provide students with the basic applied knowledge and skills needed to compete in today’s science environment. Upon completing science courses students will be able to:
- Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills supported by appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques.
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate general knowledge across science disciplines, developing strategic recommendations that embody the functional areas of science in a diverse and global setting.
- Demonstrate their ability to function in a science environment through internship assignments.
- Effectively conduct scientific research in graduate and professional schools, and the science workforce.