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Natural Sciences, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sparks, NV, United States
The Natural Sciences major from St. Thomas Aquinas College approaches science broadly rather than focusing on one specific area. This approach gives you a more balanced method to study the universe and physical world, and the courses you’ll take introduce you to a wide variety of scientific concepts.
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Overview

At St. Thomas Aquinas College, in the Natural Sciences program you’ll take foundational courses in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science, and you’ll choose a track in biology, chemistry or physics to focus your studies. 

In your junior or senior year, you’ll have opportunities to work with your professors on focused research projects, such as examining the shoaling behaviors of fish or studying the Sparkill Creek environment.

STAC students can also receive teacher certification in science for grades 7-12 in our adolescence education program.

Careers

  • A foundation in the natural sciences will help you land careers in meteorology, biophysics, biostatistics, library science, and education, to name a few.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • St. Thomas Aquinas College’s School of Arts & Sciences will make you a stronger, more analytical thinker ready for careers in fields as far ranging as law, medicine, criminal justice, and teaching. Courses in the school will prepare you to be an engaged, informed citizen able to make a real difference in your community, your country, and the world.
  • At STAC, you can work with world-class faculty on research, present at national conferences, build houses in third-world countries, or star in our sold-out musicals. You might even work on real-life forensic investigations, intern at NBC Nightly News, or work with children in local hospitals.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete your Common Application. It's a snap! Remember to include your college essay
  • Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary (high) school
  • Send your SAT or ACT scores to STAC
  • All international students are required to take either the TOEFL , IELTS, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam
  • STAC requires at least one letter of recommendation
  • Any student attending secondary (high) school outside of the U.S. must have a transcript evaluation completed by any of the organizations on the NACES membership list 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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