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 20, 2020
To examine structural and systemic racism, Truman recently conducted a town hall on racial injustice and inequity to provide an opportunity to gain a shared understanding of what must be done to accomplish institutional change.
July 20, 2020
The Virtual Summer Enrichment Program offered area K-8 students, along with their family members, an hour of themed learning every day for a week. The 31 participating MAE students were divided into teams, and each team was responsible for two families per week for three weeks.