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Make Your Education Count
Science and Math

Make Your Education Count
Science and Math

Science and Math

The Division of Science & Mathematics offers courses that can move your natural curiosity into the research field,  funnel your love for calculus into a professional career, and offer advanced training to keep your career on track.

Have questions about a science or math course, program or degree?

Contact scimath@nwacc.edu. 

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Astronomy

Learn to apply mathematics, physics and chemistry in an effort to explain the origin and evolution of planets, sun, moon, stars, comets, galaxies and other phenomena.

Astronomy

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Biology

Study life and its living organisms, including cells, genes, plants, animals and the human body, and examine their structure, function, growth, evolution and more.

Biology

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Chemistry

Take chemistry courses to learn more about matter and its composition, structure and properties as well as the molecular reactions between substances. 

Chemistry

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Engineering

Execute drafting and design techniques, solve complex problems and implement solutions in cost effective and practical ways.

Engineering

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Geology

Study the earth, its interior and exterior surface, rocks and other materials, and the processes that have formed these materials by taking geology courses.

Geology

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Environmental & Regulatory Science

Learn how to use scientific knowledge to keep businesses and products in compliance with current regulatory agencies and create a safe and healthy environment.

Env. & Reg. Science

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Math

Build a strong foundation of knowledge in mathematics including counting, calculation, measurement and the systematic study of the shapes and motions of physical objects.

Math

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Microbiology

Take courses in microbiology and study microorganisms or unicellular or cell-cluster organisms such as bacteria, archaea, viruses, fungi, prions, protozoa and algae.

Microbiology

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Physics

Study matter and energy and the interaction between them, and answer fundamental questions through observations, experiments, measurements and analysis. 

Physics

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Science

Take science courses and learn through discovery, engage with scientific ideas and dig deep into various theories and concepts.

Science

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STEM

STEM is a curriculum based that educates you in four specific disciplines — Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - in a blended learning environment.

STEM

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EMPACTS

EMPACTS is a college level learning model that infuses project-based learning, cutting edge technology, team work and community service across a broad curriculum.

EMPACTS