LAS MS Biology
This program emphasizes majors-level mathematics and natural sciences to parallel the first two years of study in bachelor’s degrees in these disciplines. Graduates often continue their studies in baccalaureate programs in mathematics and the natural sciences or in allied health paths whose competitive admission requirements require coursework in mathematics and/or natural science at the majors-level, such as pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, physician’s assistant, and nursing programs.
Message from the Curriculum Chair
The Liberal Arts & Sciences/Mathematics and Science (LAMS) program leads to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree for those interested in transferring to a four–year program in Math, Science, or Allied Health. This curriculum, with an emphasis in majors-level mathematics and/or natural sciences, allows you to parallel the first two years of course content for the degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science. To enhance seamless transferability, prescribed course sequencing in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Health Science are available for you as formal concentrations of study, however the degree offers some flexibility coursework if you are not interested in these concentrations. Qualified graduates often continue their studies at four-year colleges and universities in baccalaureate programs in mathematics, the natural sciences and health sciences.
Associate Professor of Biology
Curriculum Chair, Liberal Arts Mathematics/Science
State University of New York/
Westchester Community College
Science Building, Room 209
Monday and Thursday: 10-10:50
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8-8:50
Information about the chair
Name/ Title: Chad Thompson, Associate Professor of Biology
Extension Center Liaison
Office Location: Sci 209
Telephone #: 606-7829
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Degrees: MS, Molecular Biology
Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University
AA, General Studies
Cecil Community College
Courses taught: Biological Science and Lab
Human Biology and Lab
Biology of Human Sexuality
Program Learning Outcome
About Westchester Community College
Nearly 33% of Westchester Community College students receive some form of financial aid. Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. In addition, the Westchester Community College Foundation offers $1.6 million in scholarships annually.
The Westchester Community College Athletic Department sponsors thirteen different intercollegiate athletic teams in various sports. The roster of sports offered includes Men’s Baseball, Women's Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball. Visit the Vikings Athletics website for schedules, reports, and more.
We’re accessible: Public transit-friendly main campus and extension locations. Online classes for wherever you are. Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Center for the Digital Arts) and White Plains (Center for the Arts).
- Lehman College
- Manhattanville College
- Mercy College
Transfer agreements vary by school, details are available online. After successfully completing your studies at Westchester Community College, you can transfer almost anywhere, in-state or out-of-state. NYS residents are also guaranteed admission to a SUNY four-year campus.
Curriculum Chair: Chad Thompson
School: Mathematics, Science and Engineering
Academic Dept: Biology
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