Dec 07, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

College of Sciences and Mathematics


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KIMBERLY M. CHILDS
Dean
Miller Science Building, Room 100
Phone: (936) 468-2805
Fax: (936) 468-1226
P.O. Box 13034, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Email: kchilds@sfasu.edu
Web: cosm.sfasu.edu

Vision

Empower the next generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals to lead and serve in a changing world.

Mission

Through excellent teaching, research and other scholarly activities, the SFA College of Sciences and Mathematics provides high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs in a nurturing environment that prepare students for leadership and service as STEM professionals.

Core Values

Excellence, innovation, professionalism, life-long learning, engagement and integrity

Advising and Student Services

Students are advised either in the College of Sciences and Mathematics’ Academic Advising and Student Services Center or by their assigned faculty advisor. In consultation with their advisor, students select courses each semester that enable them to complete all requirements for their academic major or minor as well as all other requirements for the baccalaureate degree. All students in the College of Sciences and Mathematics have an advising hold every semester that can be cleared only by the advisor following the advising session. After completing at least 45 hours of coursework, students must file a tentative degree plan in the Academic Advising and Student Services Center, located in Room 127 of the Miller Science Building.

Scholarships

The College of Sciences and Mathematics and its academic units annually award numerous scholarships to students majoring in the college. These scholarships are available to undergraduates, including incoming freshmen, transfer students and graduate students. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence and/or financial need. Applications are due by Feb. 1 and are accessible online through the Office of Student Financial Assistance website. More specific information about scholarships is available by referencing department websites or sections of this bulletin or by contacting the college office at (936) 468-2805. Information about other sources of financial aid also is available from the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Undergraduate Taking Graduate Work for Credit

See the Graduate Bulletin, Admission section, Overlap Program Admission, or the Overlap Program in the Academic Programs and Policies section of this bulletin.

Choice of Major Program in Sciences and Mathematics

By the time students have earned 45 semester hours of coursework, they must have selected a major program and prepared an outline of degree requirements with assistance from the Academic Advising and Student Services Center in the College of Sciences and Mathematics and their departmental advisor. In order to be accepted as a major in this college, a student must have attained a minimum C average for all work taken in the intended major department.

Procedures for Reinstatement of Students on Suspension

Students in the College of Sciences and Mathematics whose academic record is such that they are placed on suspension should contact the Academic Advising and Student Services Center as soon as possible after having received grades with a notice of suspension. The College of Sciences and Mathematics will adhere to the university policy for reinstatement, as explained under the heading Academic Programs and Policies .

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