Welcome to the Division of Sciences and Mathematics (DSAM)

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Discover the World of Science & Mathematics

The Division believes that a solid understanding of mathematics and the sciences is an essential part of a comprehensive education. Our coursework provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills, as well as a sense of responsibility for the wise and intelligent use of world resources.

Explore Our Majors & Degrees

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics – We offer academic programs in these major disciplines.

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Experience Science Firsthand

Our faculty members provide superior education and innovative research opportunities, allowing students to experience science through hands-on learning. Our students work closely with the faculty, receiving a high level of personal attention and guidance, which is one of our main points of pride. We are aslo home to the UDC STEM Center for Research and Development.

A Path to Success

DSAM graduates have a high success rate in graduate and professional school admissions, as well as in securing employment within their areas of study. Explore our offerings and discover the opportunities waiting for you.

Join Our Community

We invite you to join us on this journey of discovery. Our goal is not only to help you succeed academically but to provide additional training and research experiences to help you reach your full potential.

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Beckman Scholars Program

The College of Arts and Sciences Division of Science and Math program has been selected as a 2024 Beckman Scholars Program awardee.

Funded by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, the Beckman Scholars Program at UDC seeks to foster the next generation of creative thinkers by stimulating, encouraging, and supporting research by outstanding undergraduates who have demonstrated the desire and potential for becoming future scientific leaders. This mentorship research program is for exceptional undergraduate students in chemistry, biological sciences, or related interdisciplinary combinations.

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STEM Center 

At UDC, we believe that your academic journey should focus just as much on your learning experience as it does your personal ideas and innovations. To ensure that these aspects of your education are nurtured, we established the NSF-funded STEM Center for Research and Development. Since 2004, the STEM Center has played a crucial role in our STEM disciplines, providing undergraduate students with easy access to our state-of-the-art laboratories, in addition to mentoring and tutoring services, to help enhance the program’s educational offerings. 

Deeply tied to our university’s educational ecosystem, the Center is sure to be an integral part of your academic journey. Through the help of the STEM Center, you will receive the support you need to more easily obtain hands-on research experience, which has become increasingly important in today’s competitive job market.  

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Contact Us

Xueqing Song - Professor

Division Chair

Xueqing Song
E: x.song@udc.edu
T: 202.274.7401