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Since its founding the College of Charleston has been known for its commitment to the study of and pursuit of new knowledge in the sciences and mathematics. The School of Sciences and Mathematics is proud to carry this tradition into the 21st century with its six award winning departments (Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy). Besides traditional majors and minors in those departments students can study the environment, computing in the arts, archeology, marine biology, and neuroscience. From the molecular basis of life to supernovae there are opportunities for participating in cutting edge research. We are the #1 producer of students for the Medical University of South Carolina and our graduates enroll in top professional and graduate programs around the country.

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School of Science and Math Acquires T-Rex Exhibit
Posted on 7 January 2016 | 8:33 pm
“Bucky” the Tyrannosaurus rex, has taken up residence in the Atrium of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building located at 202 Calhoun Street. The mounted skeleton is on loan from The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (TCM). Drs. Phil Manning and Victoria Egerton are new appointees to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences who […]
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SSM Supports Minority Participation in STEM Fields
Posted on 8 October 2015 | 1:53 pm
Twelve students presented at the SCAMP Undergraduate Research Banquet which took place on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. The South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation is partially funded by the National Science Foundation, the School of Science and Mathematics and the Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services.  SCAMP gives incoming minority students an opportunity to […]
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