On behalf of the faculty and staff of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NAMS), I would like to welcome you to our website. NAMS offers degree programs in Biochemistry/Molecular, Biology, Chemistry, Computational Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Applied Physics as well as Sustainability. The faculty has a strong interdisciplinary interest coupled with a commitment to maintaining the strengths and standards of the traditional academic disciplines. NAMS offers a rigorous, student-centered curriculum with emphasis on teaching and faculty-mentored student research. Stockton presently grants almost 25% of all the science and mathematics undergraduate degrees among New Jersey’s state colleges and universities. As a result, graduates in the sciences and mathematics have a high success rate in acceptance to graduate and professional schools as well as securing employment within their areas of study.
Marine Science & Environmental Field Station
The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has well-equipped science laboratories with a wide variety of instrumentation available for undergraduate instruction and research. A hallmark of Stockton’s science and math programs are its faculty-mentored student research opportunities. Currently a 66,000 sq. ft. Unified Science Center is under construction on our campus. It is anticipated that the first classes will be held in the building in the Fall of 2013. The Arts and Sciences Building provides outstanding facilities for teaching and research in Environmental Science, Geology, and Sustainability as well as related areas of public policy.
Our 2,000-acre campus within the Pinelands National Reserve provides a natural laboratory for field activities including a 400-acre ecological reserve set aside solely for this purpose and an arboretum. The Nacote Creek Marine Science and Environmental Field Station provide an unmatched opportunity to study New Jersey’s coastal environment. Few colleges can match the diversity of habitats and study areas available on or near the Stockton campus.
The breadth of interest of the faculty is reflected in the diversity of experiences offered to science majors and non-majors alike. The expertise of the science faculty is called upon to study and provide advice in all areas of science as well as energy and related sustainability concerns.
Please take some time to go to the web pages of NAMS programs and opportunities. I would also like to invite to visit the Stockton campus to see our facilities first hand and talk to our faculty in areas that are of interest to you.
Dr. Dennis Weiss
School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics