Mathematics and Science

The Mathematics and Science department offers you a variety of courses across the scientific and mathematical disciplines.

Academic Options

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Biotechnology Transfer
Biotechnology Transfer

The biotechnician has a diversified education in biology, chemistry and physics. While a few entry-level jobs are available to biotechnicians with an A.S. or B.S. degree, most often the undergraduate Biotechnology curriculum is used as a stepping-stone to a M.D., M.S. or Ph.D. degree.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Chemistry Transfer
Chemistry Transfer

The Chemistry transfer curriculum is designed for students planning a career in chemistry or a related field that would benefit from a strong background in the physical sciences and mathematics.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Chiropractic Transfer
Chiropractic Transfer

Chiropractors treat patients primarily by manual manipulation of parts of the body, especially the spinal column. All chiropractic colleges require three years of undergraduate study, including courses in English, social sciences, biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, math and humanities.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Clinical Laboratory Science Transfer
Clinical Laboratory Science Transfer

Clinical laboratory scientists are laboratory professionals who often specialize in an area such as blood banking, hematology, microbiology, urinalysis or nuclear medicine technology.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Engineering Transfer
Engineering Transfer

Engineers are innovators who take a fresh look at science and technology in order to apply old knowledge to finding solutions to new problems. Successful completion of the Liberal Arts Engineering curriculum allows students to transfer to four-year engineering programs.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Mathematics Transfer
Mathematics Transfer

The Mathematics transfer curriculum plan is specifically designed for those who are planning to obtain a bachelor’s degree in mathematics at a four-year college or university.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Medical Transfer
Medical Transfer

Medicine is a demanding profession. Academic preparation for career in human medicine is among the longest and most rigorous of all professions. Course work must be completed in biology/zoology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, mathematics and English.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Natural Science Transfer
Natural Science Transfer

The Natural Science transfer curriculum plan is designed for the individual who is considering a career in any of the life sciences.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Optometry Transfer
Optometry Transfer

The optometric schools in the United States have no uniform requirements for pre-professional study. They do, however, recommend a bachelor’s degree and a broad, general education that includes basic science requirements and the development of skills in reading, writing and speaking.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Physical Science Transfer
Physical Science Transfer

The Physical Science transfer curriculum plan is not generally a college major in itself, but is a springboard into a variety of college majors. Possible university majors for the physical science student include astronomy, chemistry, consumer food science, geology, meteorology, physics and math.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Department Vision

The vision of the Mathematics and Science department is to support a community of learners through:

  • Faculty who have a mastery of their subject, strive to continually improve course content and methods of instruction, and are willing to entertain new ideas and technology while fostering the fundamentals.
  • Students who are inspired to give their best and will be capable and adaptable in the changing occupational environments.

Department Mission Statement

The Mathematics and Science department provides quality educational experiences in mathematics and science for students enrolled at NDSCS. The department faculty enhances student learning through:

  • Lecture and laboratory classroom settings
  • Academic assistance to individuals
  • Academic advising
  • Use of current technology
  • Innovations in teaching and learning

The department faculty:

  • Develops and maintains transfer programs in liberal arts with emphasis in mathematics and science
  • Develops and maintains service courses for other NDSCS programs and departments, including Outreach and Customized Training
  • Coordinates transfer and general education core courses within the North Dakota University System
  • Establishes and maintains articulation agreements between NDSCS and other institutions

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Rothwell Center for Science

NDSCS dedicates William F. Rothwell Center for Science

09-06-2018
The area used for science education at the College has been named in honor of NDSCS alumnus William F. (Bill) Rothwell, who received his Liberal Arts degree from the College in 1956.

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