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Natural Sciences

Student success is our top priority.

The Science faculty at SCC want you to succeed. With small class sizes, outstanding faculty and free tutoring, our students have every opportunity to succeed here and are fully prepared to transfer to a four-year institution and succeed there as well.

The Natural Sciences Division offers a full selection of courses within two departments: Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences. Life Sciences includes Biology (BIO) and Physical Sciences includes Astronomy (AST), Chemistry (CHM), Geology (GLG), Physics (PHY), and Sustainability (SUS). Every member of the Natural Science Division considers the success of our students to be their top priority.

The Natural Science Tutoring Center is a welcoming place where students are provided help with assignments, test preparation, and study tips. For more information on the Natural Science Tutor Center hours and location, visit the Natural Sciences Tutor Center.

Our Natural Sciences Building (NS) is a state-of-the-art facility, with an impressive collection of Arizona native plants throughout the landscape that not only enhance the outdoor atmosphere, but also are used in coursework. Our lab facilities provide the most current technology and safety features to ensure a top-notch learning and education experience.

You can always find a friendly person in the Natural Sciences buildings to help you with any questions you have about science and your academic path.

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