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Programs in the Kennedy College of Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

Biology: B.S.

  • General Option
  • Bioinformatics Option
  • Biotechnology Option
  • Ecology Option

Chemistry: B.S

  • General Option
  • Forensic Science Option

Computer Science: B.S

  • General Option
  • Data Science Option

Environmental Science: B.S.

Mathematics: B.A.
Mathematics: B.S

  • General Option
  • Applied, Computational Mathematics Option
  • Bioinformatics Option
  • Business Applications Option
  • Computer Science Option
  • Probability and Statistics Option
  • Teaching Option

Physics: B.S.

  • General Option
  • Photonics Option
  • Radiological Health Physics Option

Minors

Minors - Interdisciplinary

Master of Science (MS) - degree awarded in the following fields:

  • Environmental Studies 
    • Atmospheric Sciences or Environmental Geoscience Option
    • Marine Sciences and Technology
    • Professional Science Master's Option (Coastal and Ocean Administration, Science and Technology)
  • Physics 
    • Optical Sciences Option
    • Radiological Sciences and Protection
    • Professional Science Master's Option (Radiological Protection)
  • Mathematics 
    • Applied Mathematics Option
    • Mathematics for Teachers Option
    • Probability and Statistics Option
    • Scientific Computing Option 
    • Professional Science Master's Option (Industrial Mathematics)

Doctor of Philosophy (PH.D.) - degree awarded in the following fields:

  • Chemistry
    • Biochemistry Option
    • Environmental Studies Option
    • Green Chemistry Option
  • Physics
    • Applied Mechanics Option
    • Atmospheric Sciences Option
    • Energy Engineering Option
    • Radiological Sciences Option
  • Polymer Science
    • Polymer Science/Plastics
      Engineering Option

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