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 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.
- 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.
November 23, 2020
Truman came into the semester with contingency plans should a pivot to an online-only format be needed, but the circumstances on campus never necessitated such a shift during the fall.
November 23, 2020
Making places such as Thousand Hills State Park a dark-sky area would not only make it possible to see more of the night sky, it could potentially attract more visitors to the community.