STEM: Science and Math

Women Excel in Science and Math at Trinity

At Trinity, students are taught by top-notch faculty, engaged in hands-on research at the undergraduate level and learn in new, state-of-the-art labs in the Payden Academic Center.

Trinity STEM scholars present their research at national conferences, are selected for highly competitive and prestigious research internships at the National Institutes of Health, Children’s National Medical Center, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunity Program and major research universities.

Trinity’s Inclusive Excellence program, ExCEL (Experience x Confidence Equals Leadership), supported by a $1 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, increases the retention and success of students pursuing science majors, with a focus on women of color, women from low income areas and first generation students.

Programs Include

Programs in science and math are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity’s women’s college, which empowers women and builds leadership skills.

Biochemistry, B.S.

Biology, B.S.

Chemistry, B.S.

Forensic Science, B.S.

Mathematics, B.S.

Biochemistry
Biochemistry is the science of life, and the relationship of living beings with the environment.
Biology
Through the study of living systems from the tiniest cell to enormous ecosystems, a biology degree from Trinity prepares you for your choice of careers.
Chemistry
Learn how chemistry connects the physical, life, and applied sciences, as it shapes the world around us.
Economics (Minor)
The Economics program at Trinity combines the traditional cornerstones of economics with the distinct emphases of Trinity’s mission.
Environmental Justice (Minor)
Advocate for equity in environmental policies
Forensic Science
Gain a solid foundation in both the biology and the chemistry necessary for many forensic investigations along with applications relevant to crime labs.
Mathematics
Gain the ability to translate and represent real-world problems in mathematical language and notation, and turn that into a lifelong career!

Track Record of Success

In addition to alumnae enjoying successful careers in STEM, more recent Trinity graduates are continuing their studies at Cornell, Georgetown, Virginia Tech, Ohio State, Baylor, New York University and many other highly regarded schools.

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