Outcomes and Careers

University Outcomes

The Department of Science, Technology, & Mathematics works with students toward meeting the five major competencies of Gallaudet's new General Studies Curriculum:

  • Language and Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Identity and Culture
  • Knowledge and Inquiry
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility

Department Outcomes

The Department has established student learning outcomes (SLOs) for each of our BA and BS degree programs. The SLOs are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (Download Acrobat Reader).


What can I do with a major in Mathematics, Chemistry, or Biology?

Graduates with a degree in one of these fields have gone on to graduate school or careers in the following areas:


  • Teaching (secondary school)
  • Finance
  • Cryptography
  • Operations Research
  • Statistics
  • Graduate School (in pure or applied mathematics)


  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical oceanography
  • Chemical research
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Food/drug inspection
  • Forensic science
  • Geochemistry
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Medical library science
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary science
  • Water purification


  • Bioinformatics
  • Chemistry
  • Cytotechnology
  • Education
  • Emergency medical technology
  • Engineering
  • Fitness instruction
  • Forensic science
  • Forestry
  • Game management
  • Hospital management
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Laboratory science
  • Marine biology
  • Medical illustration
  • Medical/laboratory technology
  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pharmacology
  • Technical writing
  • Wildlife biology
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