School of Science and Mathematics
A lively community of engaged friends and mentors, teachers, and fellow learners, the School of Science and Mathematics at Truman is comprised of seven departments:
- Agricultural Science Department
- Biology Department
- Chemistry Department
- Computer Science Department
- Mathematics Department
- Physics Department
- Statistics Department
Our active teacher-scholars and students work collaboratively with smart and curious students. And we encourage our students 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
- Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
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.
- Actuarial Science
- Agricultural Business
- Agricultural Studies
- Computer Science
- Mathematical Biology
Biology faculty at Truman State value providing our students with educational and research opportunities. Our faculty have the expertise to provide opportunities for students to study biology at multiple scales of organization, from molecular biology to macro-ecology and from single gene analysis to genomics.
July 6, 2020
In accordance with CDC guidelines, and in consultation with the city of Kirksville and the Adair County Health Department, Truman will host its Aug. 1 commencement ceremony in a virtual format.
July 6, 2020
Since it began in 2004, the Truman Compost Project has diverted more than 100,000 pounds of food scraps from the landfill annually.