The Department of Natural Sciences offers major programs in Biology, Chemistry, and General Science; and a Cooperative Program in History technology with Harford Community College and minor programs in Biology and Chemistry. The Department prepares students for entry into professional schools of medicine, dentistry, and other health care fields; graduate study in biological sciences; and teaching of biology, chemistry, and general sciences. All science majors must fulfill the University General Education requirements, and the specific requirements for each degree program. In addition, they must successfully pass a department comprehensive exit examination during the spring of the senior year and complete a senior thesis. Science Majors are eligible to become members of Beta Kappa Chi. Beta Kappa Chi is a national scientific honor society whose purpose is to encourage the advancement of scientific education through original investigations; the dissemination of scientific knowledge; and the stimulation of high scholarship in the pure and applied sciences.
Department of Natural Sciences offers the following degree programs:
- General Science
- Biology Emphasis
- Chemistry Emphasis
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