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Gupta College of Science

  • Department of Biology

    Students in the Department of Biology have access to professors with a broad range of expertise who take pride in providing excellent learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.

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  • Department of Chemistry

    The curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in chemistry involves the study of numerous fields of chemistry including, analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.

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  • Department of Computing Sciences

    The degree programs offered in the Department of Computing Sciences prepare students for rewarding careers and advanced training at the graduate level.

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  • Department of Marine Science

    CCU offers three articulated programs in marine science: the Bachelor of Science, the M.S. in coastal marine and wetland studies, and the Ph.D. in coastal and marine systems science.

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  • Subhash Saxena Department of Mathematics and Statistics

    The Bachelor of Science degree program in applied mathematics is designed to develop a high degree of mathematical proficiency as well as extensive reasoning and problem-solving skills.

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  • Department of Physics and Engineering Science

    The Department of Physics and Engineering Science is home to several disciplines, including astronomy, engineering science, and physics, and a dual-degree program with Clemson University.

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  • Department of Psychology

    The Department of Psychology offers a major and minor in psychology, concentrations in behavioral neuroscience and forensics, and a gerontology certificate program.

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  • Graduate Programs in Science

    Students can choose from a Master of Science in Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies, a Master of Science in Information Systems Technology, or a Ph.D. in Coastal and Marine Systems Science.

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The Gupta College of Science provides a premier STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education for our students. Our approach is based on a strong and distinctive liberal arts core, innovative and relevant STEM programs, and the inclusion of a wide variety of nationally recognized high-impact practices (HIPs) in experiential learning.

As the largest college at Coastal Carolina University, we offer 12 distinctive undergraduate degree programs ranging from biochemistry to psychology, 14 various concentrations that provide focused expertise with those degrees, as well as 18 minors and one certificate program. For graduate students, we offer two master’s degree programs and one doctoral program.

In addition, we offer three dual-degree options as well as a Coastal Marine and Wetlands Studies track in the MBA program offered by the Wall College of Business. What really sets our students apart are the experiences they gain while earning their degrees. These nationally recognized HIPs provide a wide variety of opportunities for students to become involved with faculty in cutting-edge research and outreach through our centers and initiatives.  

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