The mission of the Physical Sciences and Engineering Department is to offer a solid
foundation in the physical sciences enabling students to appreciate and understand
the physical world around them. This is accomplished by offering basic, liberal
arts, and specialized courses with an emphasis on lab experience. All offerings
are to be transferable to four-year universities. An understanding of the scientific
method of experimentation, observation, and analysis of results is a major educational
emphasis for the department.
Specific areas of interest are: