School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Dean’s Office: Science I, 104
Telephone: (661) 654-3450
Six departments within the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offer Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Arts degrees as follows:
|Biology||BS, MS, Minor|
|Computer Science||BS, Minor|
|Geology||BS, MS, Minor|
The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers several courses with the SCI prefix. Some are designed to satisfy the science requirements for the subject matter preparation program leading to a multiple subject credential. Others are offered as options to satisfy the General Education Theme I requirement in Natural Science and Technology. These courses are listed separately under SCIENCE.
The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has a tradition and reputation for excellence in teaching. The School is committed to providing an outstanding educational experience consistent with the University’s vision to be the leading campus in the CSU system in terms of faculty and academic excellence and diversity, quality of the student experience, and community engagement.
The objectives of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics are to:
- • Offer required coursework in nursing, science and mathematics for students majoring in these disciplines or the teaching of these disciplines.
- • Prepare students for leadership roles in the community.
- • Promote science and health education for the purpose of improving the human condition.
- • Foster scientific integrity in all professional endeavors.
- • Prepare students for entry into the workforce in technical and healthcare services.
- • Admit to graduate programs in this school, where they can earn advanced degrees in the sciences, or prepare for admission at other universities.
- • Prepare students for admission to professional programs in nursing, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other health professions.