The College of the Sciences and Mathematics serves the students of West Chester University
by creating and delivering innovative programs and curricula in the natural, mathematical,
and social sciences. The faculty and staff of the College commit to providing superb
classroom instruction and laboratory experiences for our students that prepare them
for success. We do this by:
Teaching basic scientific and mathematical principles to all West Chester University
students to assist them in becoming informed individuals.
Providing comprehensive curricula that promote critical and interdisciplinary inquiry,
evidence-based problem-solving, written and verbal communication skills and attention
to professional conduct and ethics. We actively encourage and support student engagement
with research opportunities within our departments or in off-campus internships and
Engaging in basic and applied research that advances the frontiers of scientific and
technical knowledge that preserves and advances the environment, as well as improving
the economic and civic welfare of individuals in local, national, and global communities.
Through this approach we endeavor to create diverse, scientifically literate and technically
competent graduates who are well prepared for the workforce or continued education.
We further strive to engage our faculty, alumni and other partners in mutually beneficial
relationships in support of teaching, research and community service. In seeking to
fulfill this mission the College of the Sciences and Mathematics fosters openness,
flexibility, respect and a sense of community among all students, faculty, staff and