The Sciences at Connecticut College
Science majors at Connecticut College acquire a powerful formula for success as they enter graduate or medical degree programs or careers in science. Within the context of a premier liberal arts curriculum, the College's dynamic science program offers:
- A new state-of-the-art science center opened in fall 2012.
- Award-winning professors who excel as teachers, mentors and partners in student-faculty research
- Opportunities for students to co-author articles for academic journals and present at national and international conferences
- A Science Leaders Program for underrepresented students, designed to increase the number of women, minority students and students with disabilities who graduate from the College with a degree and research experience in the sciences (Science Leaders Program , pdf)
- Hands-on experience with state-of-the art equipment typically found only at large research universities
- Funded internships and study-away opportunities that are the hallmark of a Connecticut College education
- Prospective science students lunches that include a professor-led tour of our state-of-the-art science facilities, and the opportunity to learn about research and study abroad opportunities from current science majors
- An interdisciplinary environmental studies program that is one of the oldest and most innovative in the country
- A 750-acre Connecticut College Arboretum used by professors and students as a living laboratory to learn about the natural world
- Premedical, pre-health and health sciences career advising. Also see the Health Professions Handbook.