College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Shorter University

College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

The College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics at Shorter University houses the departments of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The College offers six different liberal arts Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees.


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In keeping with the Christian Liberal Arts tradition, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics provides experiences, knowledge, and training to prepare students as world-class scientists and mathematicians. Students in our programs of study are equipped with skills and learning for successful graduate or professional programs of study, or for careers in their chosen areas of interest. Our graduates are encouraged to appreciate their role in society as Christian scientists and mathematicians, and to participate in solving problems on the local and global scale. 

Dr. Clint Helms
Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Professor of Biology
Dr. Diana Swanagan
Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Associate Professor of Mathematics
Mrs. Jordan Allen
Assistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Paul Bond Jr.
Associate Professor of Biology and Tri Beta National Biological Honor Society sponsor
Dr. Jacob Chandler
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Daniel Clayton
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Hygiene Officer
Dr. Bert Exsted
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Qiang Lu
Professor of Physics
Dr. Daniel Lucas
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ms. Andrea Moss
Assistant Professor of Biology
Mrs. Valarie Smith
Assistant Professor of Physical & Earth Science
Mr. Bobby Timms
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ms. Donna H. Allred
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Mr. Giovanni Angeles
Lab Coordinator & Lab Instructor
Ms. Lori Black
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics