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Natural Science

The Division of Science includes the disciplines of:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Physics

The course offerings in these disciplines are designed to develop in all students a better understanding of the principles of science; to better equip them to meet the needs of a technological society; and to provide the student with the professional competence necessary to successfully pursue a career in one of these disciplines.  The Natural Science faculty encourages cooperation with other disciplines in the total education of the student.  A student may pursue a B.A. or B.S. degree with a major Biology or Chemistry or a B.S. or B.A. degree within the Environmental Science Area.

Teacher Certification is available with a major in Biology or Chemistry.

Minors are available in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Physics.

Pre-Dental, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Medical, Pre-Medical Technology, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Veterinarian students are advised by members of the Natural Science Faculty.