The Mathematics and Natural Science Program provides a strong foundation for students who plan to attend a four-year institution and major in mathematics or one of the natural sciences.
Students who complete the program requirements will be prepared to continue their education in order to pursue academic, research, or industrial careers in such diverse areas as biology, biotechnology, ecology, wildlife biology, chemistry, biochemistry, astronomy, geology, physics, mathematics, and applied mathematics.
Students are strongly encouraged to meet with a mathematics or natural science faculty advisor and consult with the DCCC Transfer Office prior to course selection to determine the appropriate sequence and level of courses.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of mathematical principles and concepts;
- Apply mathematical principles and concepts to the solution of problems;
- Demonstrate an understanding of scientific principles and concepts;
- Apply scientific principles and concepts to the solution of problems;
- Perform selected tasks relative to laboratory experiments in the natural sciences.
Course requirements are available here.
Proof of High School Graduation
Delaware County Community College's Educational Foundation awards approximately $300,000 in scholarships annually. Each scholarship has its own criteria for eligibility established by the donor. The application period for scholarships each year runs from mid-February to mid-April.
More information can be found at www.dccc.edu/scholarships.
- Fall Semester: Late August;
- Spring Semester: Early January;
- Summer Semester: Late May