The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics offers undergraduate programs in the traditional physical, mathematical and life sciences as well as graduate programs in selected areas. Our undergraduate programs are broad and are characterized by an optimal balance between theory and practice. Emphasis is placed on small classes and laboratory experiences that enhance the quality of the faculty-student interaction. Laboratories are well equipped and we emphasize hands-on experience with a wide variety of instrumentation.
The college serves both full and part-time students with diverse social, geographic, economic and educational backgrounds who are pursuing career and educational goals. To develop a scientific literacy in all students, we provide a wide variety of general education courses, firmly rooted in the liberal arts. Our faculty and staff are committed to the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers as well as to the support of teachers in the schools.
The college places emphasis on undergraduate instruction in the sciences and mathematics, graduate instruction in selected areas, scholarship, and service to the community. We recognize our obligation to contribute to the cultural, scientific and economic well-being of our geographic region including the Baltimore Metropolitan Area.
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics enrolls approximately 2,150 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs, supported by approximately 145 full-time faculty, 100 part-time, faculty, and 34 staff members. The college consist of five core departments: