The Division of Natural and Social Sciences is primarily housed in the following campus buildings:
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences
The David A. Straz, Jr. Center houses two of Carthage’s most important academic buildings: The north end holds the A. W. Clausen Center for World Business. The south end is home to Carthage’s new Science Center, completed in 2015. The Division of Natural and Social Sciences has classrooms, faculty offices, and learning spaces in both wings.
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Carthage’s $43 million science center opened in September 2015, offering state-of-the-art facilities for study in the natural sciences and providing new ways for students and faculty to collaborate on forefront research. The new building includes interdisciplinary laboratories, spaces dedicated to student research, and an outdoor classroom and patio with amazing lake views.
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A. W. Clausen Center for World Business
With its glass-walled classrooms, gathering spaces, and even a Starbucks, the Clausen Center was designed for a special vision of business education, where students acquire an interdisciplinary mindset to succeed in a global economy. It’s also home to the College’s political science, international political economy, and economics faculty.
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Many social science classes at Carthage will be held in Lentz Hall, one of the oldest buildings on campus. Faculty from the Psychological Science and Sociology departments and the Criminal Justice Program have their offices in Lentz.
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