Science Department

Science Department

Science Department

*Attention students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Scholarship applications are being accepted for STEM majors! Academic scholarships up to $500 are being awarded through a grant from the Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, and Clemson University Center for Workforce Development for the Spring 2014 semester. Please click the link below and select the 2013-2014 STEM Scholarship Application Round 2 for more information on eligibility and to apply: https://midlandscholars.communityforce.com/Default.aspx or call Student Financial Services at (803) 738-7792. Applications will only be accepted through January 30, 2014!

The Science Department is responsible for teaching courses in four separate disciplines, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, primarily on the Airport, Beltline and Northeast campuses. Limited courses are occasionally offered in the Harbison and Batesburg/Leesville campuses and in Fairfield County. A wide variety of online courses are also offered to facilitate accessibility to science courses via Distance Learning.

The department provides the basic science courses necessary for programs in Engineering, Health Science, Industrial Technology, and Nursing. The department also offers a comprehensive selection of courses that satisfy the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees. Our courses transfer for credit to four year college and universities and satisfy everything from the laboratory science requirements for non-science majors to the laboratory science core in physical and life science degree programs.

Our curriculum supports the General Education Competencies for scientific reasoning. Students who take the majority of our science courses will meet the general education core competency in scientific reasoning and should:

If you are interested in teaching as an adjunct instructor in the Science Department, please download the State application. E-mail the application and a copy of your transcripts to: mcphersonp@midlandstech.edu or fax (803-822-6198) or mail to: Midlands Technical College, P.O. Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202 ATTN: Pam McPherson, Science Department. You will be contacted as instructors are needed.

A Master's Degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in the subject area is required to teach the lecture components. A Bachelor's degree in the appropriate subject area is required to teach the laboratory component.