Richard A. Henson School of Science & Technology
Holloway Hall


The Henson School of Science and Technology offers a wide array of degrees:

Biological Science.  In addition to a traditional degree in biology, the Department of Biological Sciences, in cooperation with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, offers a dual degree in biology and environmental/marine science.  Also check out the Biology department's NEW Master of Science in Applied Biology program!

Chemistry.  The Chemistry Department provides a broad selection of programs for students seeking careers in chemistry and biochemistry.

Geography and Geosciences.  The Department of Geography and Geosciences offers programs ranging from mapping sciences to land use management and regional/urban planning and development. A Master of Science degree is offered to those students who are interested in a career in Geographic Information Systems.  The program is a hands-on learning experience in preparation for entering the exciting profession of GIS Management.

Health Sciences.  The Department of Health Sciences consists of undergraduate programs in Medical Laboratory Science and Respiratory Therapy and a graduate program in Applied Health Physiology.  The Department of Health Sciences at SU has an exciting partnership with the Universities at Shady Grove and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital on the Western Shore of Maryland.  USG Students are taught at USG and SU via Live Interactive Video with clinicals being taught at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, as well as other Regional healthcare facilities.

Mathematics and Computer Science.  The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers programs in pure and applied mathematics, including concentrations in computer science and statistics.

Nursing.  The Department of Nursing offers three tracks to a Bachelor of Science in nursing:  one for traditional undergraduate students, a second  for registered nursing students, and a third for non-nursing college graduates.  Students interested in graduate education can pursue a Master of Science degree as a clinical nurse specialist, family nurse practitioner, or nursing administrator.

Physics.  The Physics Department's general physics or microelectronics track prepares students for diverse careers in high-technology fields and graduate studies in physics or electrical engineering.

Departmental FACT Sheets available here