Division of Arts & Sciences - Biological and Physical Sciences 


Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Biological and Physical Sciences Department at Central Ohio Technical College is to provide a sound introduction to scientific principles, laboratory techniques, and general knowledge in the fields of biology, chemistry, and physics and to provide college preparatory science for the under-prepared student.  To accomplish this purpose, the student learning outcomes are as follows:

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the general education components relating to biological and physical sciences, the student will be able to:

  • Recall basic scientific concepts.

  • Perform the basic laboratory skills and/or correctly label diagrams, models, slides, specimens, and/or schematics.

  • Explain scientific principles using appropriate vocabulary.

  • Apply scientific concepts to laboratory experiments, techniques, and case studies.

  • Analyze data to predict outcomes and/or draw conclusions to scientific problems.

  • Create written and oral presentations, both individually and collaboratively, using valid electronic resources.


Please contact the Gateway-Admissions Office, located on the Newark Campus in the Hopewell Mall (740-366-9222), for further information regarding the Biological and Physical Sciences course offerings at Central Ohio Technical



The Newark Campus

1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055

The Coshocton Campus

200 North Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, OH 43812

The Knox Campus

236 S. Main St
Mount Vernon Ohio 43050

The Pataskala Campus

8660 East Broad Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

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