The College of Natural and Applied Sciences offers a Masters of Science Degree in Biology. Courses for the Master of Science Degree are taught by faculty from the College and Applied Sciences, the Marine Laboratory and the Water and Environmental Research Institute.
Students graduating from this program will receive a B.S. in Physical Education/ School Health (PK-12).The program of study in physical education and school health is designed to prepare students at the undergraduate level for entry into the field of physical education and health for PK-12. Students are prepared for teaching in local, regional, U.S. mainland, Department of Defense, and other schools where physical education and health are taught.
The mathematics major and minor programs are designed to: (1) prepare secondary school mathematics teachers; (2) prepare students for other employment requiring the use of mathematics; and (3) provide an understanding of the fundamental quantitative considerations, symbolized mathematically, which underlie our mechanized society.
Additional requirements for a mathematics major leading to a general secondary teaching credential are listed in the College of Education section. A student must declare a double major in Mathematics and Education for a secondary teaching degree.
The main objectives of the Consumer and Family Sciences program are (1) to enable students to contribute to the improvement and/or maintenance of the well-being of individuals, families and communities in Guam, the Western Pacific and the world; (2) to prepare students to assist family members and others in learning how to make sound decisions related to human, financial and material resources; (3) to prepare students for professional employment and advanced studies in the areas of Consumer and Family Sciences: clothing and textiles, food, nutrition and family resources.
The Computer Science major program is designed to provide students professional preparation in 1) program applications and analysis, 2) systems analysis and management, and 3) systems architecture and networking. It also prepares students for graduate work in computer science. Majors must have a “C” or better in all courses required of the major.
Admission Requirements: All students intending to declare themselves computer science majors must:
The chemistry major and minor programs are designed to prepare students for: (1) graduate work in chemistry; (2) admission to medical, dental, pharmacy and veterinary schools; (3) employment in laboratory oriented positions in government and industry; and (4) teaching secondary school chemistry, provided teaching certification requirements of the School of Education are fulfilled. The chemistry program also provides course offerings in chemistry required by major programs in agriculture, biology, engineering, nursing and other health-related sciences. Chemistry Majors must have a “C” or b
The Undergraduate Biology Program serves both majors and non-majors students. The Program prepares majors to graduate with the knowledge, skills, and values that will enable them to succeed in biological jobs, to enter graduate, medical, or other professional schools, and to contribute to their communities. Course goals reinforce and expand General Education goals, especially for Essential Skills (communication and quantitative skills) and Regional Studies.