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Whatever your scientific interest – start at TCC

From the intricacies of cell structure to the structure of the Earth to the laws of thermodynamics, you will find your path to a four-year degree in science at Tidewater Community College. Choose from among biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology, natural science and physics. Your education will be rounded out with courses in the social sciences and humanities.

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Chesapeake Campus, Norfolk Campus, Portsmouth Campus, Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Science - Science

This degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in science leading to careers in fields such as biology, chemistry, dental hygiene, geophysical science, mathematics, medical technology, nursing, pharmacy, and physics. The courses you need will vary based on your area of study and the college you wish to attend.

First-time college students who meet GPA and other requirements may qualify for a 2-year transfer grant to apply toward tuition. Grants of $1,000 may be awarded for your junior and senior years.

Students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) disciplines may be eligible for an additional $1,000 each year.

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Is this program for you?

Yes, if you:
  • have an aptitude for science and math
  • demonstrate strong problem solving skills
  • enjoy a rigorous curriculum