Boy leaning on brick wallThe Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences provides a solid general education component for all Rogers State University students.

The curriculum in the physical sciences helps students prepare for a baccalaureate-granting program.

In addition, we offer programs of study to students presently in the workforce, allowing them the opportunity to continue their education.

The Associate of Science in Physical Science consists of general education curriculum and discipline-specific courses allowing emphasis in three options:

  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Physics/Engineering/Math

The stated purposes of the department are to: 

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of basic physical science principles and their applications.
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills through critical thinking and the scientific method.
  • Explain and predict quantitative, analytical and graphical situations.
  • Demonstrate an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.