School of Sciences

The School of Sciences offers undergraduate programs in biology, chemistry, mathematics, criminology and criminal justice, and psychology. As a student, you can explore the role of microbes, ponder Pavlovian conditioning, develop mathematical proofs, or study investigative procedures, all while supporting theory through application.

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Majors Offered


Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science


Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science


Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science


Bachelor of Science

Available Minors

Biology, Chemistry, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Psychology

Sciences Faculty

Kevin N. Pennington, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Sciences
Associate Professor of Biology

Julie M. Baker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Mark A. Basinger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

Zhixiong Cai, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

James A. Carpenter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

R. Randall Davis, M.A.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

John K. Dogbe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Edward M. Fernandes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ashley B. Gardner, M.A.

Director of Accelerated Professional Programs
Visiting Instructor of Psychology

Richard B. Groskin, Ph.D.

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Jane M. Kolunie, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Murali K. Ranganathan, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

William A. Wallace, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Contact Us

Dr. Kevin Pennington, Dean
School of Sciences
Moye Science Hall
Barton College
P.O. Box 5000
Wilson, NC 27893
800-345-4973 x6467
252-399-6465 (fax)