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The College of Science (COS) is the second largest college within the University. COS is the home of instruction and research in the many fields of science, mathematics, health science, and nursing. Our goals are:
- To enhance the educational opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students,
- To enhance health, science and mathematics education in Arkansas,
- To expand research opportunities for faculty and students and,
- To strengthen our many partnerships with schools, corporations and government in order to improve the economic strength of our region.
Consisting of eight departments, the College of Science offers several degrees. An associate degree of nursing that prepares students to become an RN is offered in nursing. Baccalaureate degrees are offered with majors in biology, chemistry, environmental health sciences, health sciences, geology, health professions, mathematics, nursing, and physics. COS also offers students pre-professional curricula for professional areas requiring a background in science or technology as well as liberal arts. Some of these areas are dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and veterinary medicine. The college also offers a Master’s degree in biology, chemistry, health sciences, integrated sciences, mathematics and applied mathematics, and doctoral programs available through applied science and bioinformatics.
The college has a number of scholarships available in the various program areas. For more information contact the departmental offices.