School of Science and Mathematics
The School of Science and Mathematics at Truman State University forms a lively community of engaged friends and mentors, teachers, and fellow learners. Comprised of seven departments (Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics), the School of Science and Mathematics provides an engaging atmosphere that nurtures and challenges bright and curious students to reach for the horizon so they can succeed at making a real difference in the world. Our active teacher-scholars and students work collaboratively, and students are encouraged to pursue the questions that intrigue them so they can make connections across a wide range of endeavors.
Academic Degrees Offered in the School of Science and Mathematics
What is the difference between a B.A and a B.S. Degree?
A Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree requires an intermediate proficiency in a foreign language (0-6 credit hours) in ONE foreign language in addition to the Liberal Studies Program requirements. For more information, see the foreign language sections of Transferring In and Testing Out and Academic Policies and Procedures in the Catalog as well as requirements of the desired degree major.
A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree requires additional math and science-based courses, minimum 6 semester hours in addition to the Liberal Studies Program requirements.