<span>Division of</span> Natural & Physical Sciences

Division of Natural & Physical Sciences

Natural & Physical Sciences

The Division of Natural and Physical Sciences graduates academically accomplished students with comprehensive knowledge in the fields of science, technology, and mathematics. These students are versatile in modes of scientific inquiry and prepared as trained researchers and leaders of excellence. By providing students with an appreciation for the field of science and its application to the needs of society, Philander is creating professionals who are equipped to contribute to educational and economic advances in local, regional, national and international science and technology initiatives.

Degrees Offered:

  • BS in Biology
    • Cellular Biology and Physiology Concentration
    • Molecular Biology Concentration
    • Nursing Concentration
    • Medical Technology Concentration
    • Dentistry Concentration
    • Pharmacy Concentration
  • BS in Chemistry
  • BS in Computer Science
    • Health Information Technology Concentration
    • Cybersecurity Concentration
  • BS in Mathematics
  • BS in General Science

OUR GRADUATES: Professional and graduate school programs; employed by clinics and children and medical hospitals; physicians; engineers; secondary and higher education; managers with corporations and government; researchers; and consultants

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The Department strives to develop and maintain an academic, cultural and spiritual environment that is conducive to learning in any area of biology.

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The Department of Chemistry strives to train students in chemistry to a level of competency which will enable them to enter graduate study or to work in industry as a junior level chemist.

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The Department of Applied Mathematics offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.

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General Science

This degree plan is designed for students desiring a Bachelor of Science in General Science without the teaching component.

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Health Information Technology Concentration

Special Curriculum Areas
Health Information Technology Concentration

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Cybersecurity Concentration

The cybersecurity minor concentration is for students majoring in computer science. The minor consists of 18 credit hours.

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Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.

Division Chair: Dr. Duane Jackson
Phone: (501)370-5335
Email: djackson@philander.edu
Location: Kresge 202