Department of Science and Mathematics
Peter Sandberg Chair -Department of Science and Mathematics
Jeff Henderson, David Hoferer, Sung Eun Kim, Rani Mathai, Rolf Myhrman, David Richards, Karen Spears, Mark Thompson
Emeritus: Elizabeth Juergensmeyer, John McLane
The Department of Science and Mathematics offers courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, astronomy and earth science.
Majors and Minors
Students may major in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, environmental studies, mathematics, or general science. (General science majors include advanced courses appropriate to specific career goals).
Minors are offered in biology, chemistry, and mathematics.
Judson’s Department of Teacher Education offers several options for students interested in science or mathematics education. Secondary education majors may choose programs in biology, chemistry, environmental studies, or mathematics.Elementary education majors may choose concentrations in biology, general science, or mathematics.
The Department offers four-year programs for students who plan to apply to professional schools of medicine, dentistry, chiropractic, veterinary medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and physician's assistant.
Students in these programs select one of the majors listed under Majors and Minors, and then customize it to meet the admissions requirements of professional schools in their field(s) of interest.
The Department also offers two-year programs for students interested in careers in nursing or pharmacy.After completing two years of basic science and liberal arts requirements at Judson, and securing acceptance to the appropriate professional school, pre-nursing students complete an additional two years for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, while pre-pharmacy students complete an additional four years for the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree.