School of Mathematics, Science & Engineering

The School of Mathematics, Science & Engineering provides courses of study in the following fields:

  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Physical Sciences

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When you choose any of these paths, you'll find that our instructors are well versed in their fields, and they will have high expectations for your work.

Maintaining Achievement & Excellence

Southwestern welcomes you to challenge yourself by taking Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) classes.

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Course Schedule


Find the right class, whether you want to learn a new program or start from scratch.

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Explore our catalog, and you'll see that we are on top of the latest developments.

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NSF Mentored Pathways Program


Apply for up to $10,000 per year in scholarships, personalized mentoring by SWC Chemistry faculty, and extra enrichment activities designed to help you succeed in STEM.

Administrative Office



Life Science Department


Erin Browder, Ph.D.

Department Co-Chair, Life Sciences/ Anthropology 421-6700 x5721


Mathematics Department



Physical Science Department


Joann Um, Ph.D.

Department Co-Chair, Physical Sciences/ Chemistry 421-6700 x5867

Grant Miller, M.S.

Department Co-Chair, Physical Sciences/ Astronomy, Geography, Geology, Engineering, Physics and Physical Science 421-6700 x5535