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School of Sciences and Mathematics

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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2018 Summer E-News
Posted on 11 June 2018 | 4:26 pm
Check out the latest news and student successes in our summer e-newsletter.                 SSM E-newsletter Summer 2018                
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Alumna Celebrated for Breaking Barriers and Creating Change
Posted on 12 March 2018 | 10:52 am
Last week Physics & Astronomy alum Tabetha Boyajian ’03 was celebrated by the Daily Beast as one of five dynamic women across a variety of fields. Read about her research and accomplishments, then revisit last year’s College press. The ‘Astrophysics Disruptor’ Who Made Us Think Seriously About Aliens Out There – http://bestofallworlds.cofc.edu/out-there/ Tabetha Boyajian ’03 – […]
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