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Biological and Physical Sciences

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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910


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Marine Biology lecture and lab taken in same semester  BIO-2030/2030L Marine Biology is offered during Spring 2015 semester.  Spend your Spring Break snorkeling in the world’s second largest coral reef, explore limestone caves and visit Maya archaeological sites while earning college credit!

Biological and Physical Sciences





 Mission Statement:

The Division of Biological and Physical Sciences seeks to empower students in their personal academic and professional lives by expanding their knowledge of biological and physical sciences and enhancing their skills in using scientific approaches to knowledge.  The divisional mission essentially addresses three needs by providing.

  1. service to all academic divisions in the form of general education knowledge and skills
  2. high quality content specialization aimed at transfer preparation and
  3. support courses for all allied health programs

The division offers college-level and continuing education courses, stressing competency in reasoning, critical thinking, and knowledge of biological and physical science.