Fisk University’s School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Business reinforces the quantitative disciplines found in its Department of Life and Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Business Administration. The business school encourages potential students to learn more about its undergraduate and graduate programs. As a vital part of Fisk, the School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Business is committed to the academic and personal development of every student who enters its doors. Individual attention to nurturing the optimal career trajectory of its students is a hallmark of Fisk University.
The School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Business’ academic disciplines allows bachelor’s and master’s students to specialize their focus in one area of interest. These disciplines are a part of a student’s transition into higher education, which includes being made aware of each subject as a distinct discourse community with specific cultures, styles, and ways of communicating.
The Life and Physical Sciences department offers courses that center on understanding, describing, and predicting natural phenomena through the scientific method. Courses involve the knowledge of interactions among natural events and the implied results of scientific principles on human experiences and the physical world. Undergraduate degrees include majors in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
The Mathematics and Computer Science Department is one of the university’s oldest scientific disciplines, while computer science is one of the youngest. Both disciplines play broad and crucial roles in our world today. Fisk University offers robust undergraduate degrees in both disciplines to shape a supportive and welcoming community. Bachelor’s degrees include majors in Mathematics, Data Science, and Computer Science.
The Business Administration program serves undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of backgrounds. A principal objective of the program is to equip students with the skills they will need for entry-level positions and for development in business, including attaining the credentials for graduate business programs. Undergraduate degrees include majors in Accounting, International Business, Music Business, Financial Economics, and Management. Fisk offers a Master of Business Administration.
In addition to the plethora of activities and programs that the Office of Student Engagement sponsors, the faculty also works in cooperation with over 30 student organizations. These organizations cover a broad spectrum of interests, including Greek life, professional, international, academic honorary, special interest clubs, and religious organizations. The Office of Student Engagement staff prides itself on being available to aid students in finding the organization that best suits their needs. Fisk leadership also encourages its students to initiate student organizations when there is a need. Specific organizations at Fisk include the Florida Fisk Club, Every Nation Campus Ministry, Chicagoland Fisk Club, Pre-Alumni Council, Nashville Life Fisk Group, and Honda Campus All Star Challenge Team.
Fisk University’s Human Development and Leadership degree is the first and only fully online program. It was implemented in the spring of 2020. The Human Development and Leadership program is an online completion degree consisting of existing Elective Studies courses. This program was designed to meet the needs of distance learners who have obtained an associate degree or its equivalent and for bachelor’s degree students who have been out of school for a period and need to complete their coursework.