Biology can be a difficult discipline to define. Broadly speaking, it is the study of living organisms but the basic approach has varied greatly over time. This department is where you come to learn about these fascinating organisms and processes. We look forward to guiding you through this incredibly rich and diverse science.
Dental Hygiene Program
Students who have an interest in applying for the dental hygiene program are encouraged to begin taking the career study courses in preparation for application to the program; however, taking the prerequisite career study courses does not guarantee an acceptance into the program.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Geographic Information Systems uses hardware, software and data to gather, measure, analyze, visualize and interpret geographically referenced material. The material is organized into maps, globes, reports and charts, making information easier to understand and distribute. Geography and GIS help us to understand our environment and apply the knowledge to interpret relationships, patterns, and trends, which can be used to design, plan and change our world.
Information Systems Technology
Whether you are a new college student, a returning student, a student planning to transfer to a 4-year university, or a working adult wishing to update and expand your job skills, Thomas Nelson has a program that will help you excel in the exciting and ever-changing world of Information Systems Technology. Thomas Nelson’s growing Information Systems Technology department offers an Associate of Science Degree, an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Workforce Development IST opportunities, and courses to prepare students for industry certifications.
Created to help students with the study of physics and astronomy, the Physics Department teaches courses in Astronomy, College Physics and University Physics for Scientists and Engineers.
Performing Arts Department
The department of Performing Arts at Thomas Nelson Community College includes opportunities for performance and coursework in Music and Theater. The department is rapidly expanding and will be increasing course offerings continually. All courses and ensembles are open to any Thomas Nelson student.