School of Natural Sciences MISSION
The mission of the School of Natural Sciences (SNS) is to support the missions of Kentucky State University and the College of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences by providing a student-centered environment with small class sizes and extensive faculty-student interactions in lectures and laboratories for an excellent educational experience in Biology and Chemistry. The SNS offers a Bachelor of Science degree in either Biology or Chemistry, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry, a minor in each discipline, and Biology and Chemistry liberal studies courses. These degree tracks offer tailored gateways to a variety of health professions and graduate studies in STEM fields as well as specialized training for entry into the workforce. Additionally, the SNS serves the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the national STEM community as a resource, especially to underrepresented minorities, for undergraduate research experiences and supports student and faculty participation in scientific research, professional development, and services.
School of Natural Sciences
The School of Natural Sciences (SNS) at Kentucky State University aims to become nationally recognized in the HBCU community for excellence in education and research in Biology and Chemistry, for contributing to the economic and intellectual growth of the region and commonwealth, for providing quality education for students who are committed to excellence, leadership, service and lifelong learning, and producing scientists who are ready for graduate studies or ready to enter into a natural science related career.
As stakeholders, our faculty, staff, and administrators value:
Our students and their success;
Student-centered and nurturing learning environment;
Commitment to Learning;
Academic rigor with a focus on Integrative and Applied learning;
Intellectual and Practical Skills;
Personal and Social Responsibility;
Personal, academic, and professional integrity;
Collegiality and professionalism;
Collaborations and partnerships that serves the missions of KYSU and College of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences; and
Continuous improvement through lifelong learning.