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Mission Statement

The Natural and Applied Science Department offers academic programs in Biological Science, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science. Major fields of study lead to Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology, Chemistry,General Science, Biology/Chemistry dual, Mathematics, and Computer Science. The department also has developed an academic/professional specialization for Aquaculture (the culture and growing of aquatic animals and plants in controlled environments) research and education center on the Cheyney University main campus in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

The mission of the Natural and Applied Science Department is to educate and train diverse student populations in science,technology and mathematics disciplines to become life-long learners, problem solvers, and global and environmentally responsible citizens.

The Department provides a supporting and nurturing environment for its students to prepare them to join the Science,Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) workforce or enroll in a professional or a graduate school. The Department works diligently to place interested students in research internships and research training programs, on–campus and off-campus, to further the students’ preparation in their field of choice, and thus aid in the transition to the next level of their career.

The Natural and Applied Science offers courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and computer science for the non-majors to educate all students in science, technology and mathematics.