Science & Mathematics

Programs

MAJORS

Biology
Biology Education*
Chemistry
Computer Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Education*
Middle Level Mathematics Education*
Middle Level Science Education*
Physics

*Education majors should also see the Teacher Education department page for additional information about all secondary education degree programs including additional application process and student teaching requirements. 

Outcomes

  • BIOLOGY

    Objectives:

    1. To encourage students in developing an understanding of biological principles.
    2. To help students learn the methods and skills necessary for effective organization and study of biological information.
    3. To develop within students an appreciation for the beauty, design and extent of the living world.
    4. To help students contemplate the relationship between biological sciences and the Christian faith.
    5. To introduce students to the trends in contemporary biological research.
    6. To prepare students for careers in biology, teaching, and for entrance into pre-professional and graduate schools.
    7. To meet the needs of non-major students who desire a broad education or specific courses required for their pre-professional preparation
  • CHEMISTRY

    Objectives:

    1. To cultivate the scientific spirit and approach through instruction in the modern methods of pure and applied chemistry.
    2. To provide a background for graduate and medical study.
    3. To equip students for work in industry and government.
    4. To encourage a harmony between science and the Christian faith.
       
  • MATHEMATICS

    Objectives:

    1. Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will have knowledge of calculus, linear algebra, abstract algebra, differential equations, discrete mathematics, statistics, and mathematical technology.
    2. Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will be able to think mathematically.
    3. Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will be able to make connections within mathematics and to relate mathematics to other disciplines.
    4. Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will possess professional skills to communicate mathematically in various settings.
  • PHYSICS

    Objectives:

    1. To provide a background for graduate study in physics and related areas such as mathematics and engineering.
    2. To prepare students for careers in industry as well as graduate study.
    3. To introduce students to a broad array of theoretical and applied physics.
    4. To give students experience in research in physics or related areas.
    5. To grow in understanding of the relationship between exploration of the physical world through science and faith.
       
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2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
Department of Science and Mathematics
Osborne Hall
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899

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