Statement of Purpose

The School of Sciences and Mathematics is committed to providing high quality general education programs in the natural sciences, mathematics, computer science, physical education, and engineering as well as high quality baccalaureate programs in biology and mathematics, each with an option for secondary certification. The courses taught by the faculty support the certificate, associate, and baccalaureate programs offered at Dalton State College. Courses within the school are designed to instruct students in effective use of the scientific method, mathematical analysis, and computer technologies, and to provide students with knowledge required to succeed in educational, scientific, medicinal or technical fields.