About the School of Science and Mathematics

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:

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

Majors

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 Dialogues 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 six semester hours in addition to the Dialogues requirements.


Minors


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Dr. Stephen Hudman, Associate Professor of Biology
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