The mission of the Department of Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics is to provide and advance wholistic Christian quality education which develops to be preparing students with the knowledge in mathematics, chemistry and physics understanding, problem-solving skills, and dispositions that enable them to excel in their chosen careers; increasing mathematical and scientific knowledge through publication and presentation; supporting the broader education community and mentoring others for generous service through a committed Christian life.
A degree in math can take you just about anywhere you want to go in life because studying mathematics strengthens your ability to think carefully, clarify concepts, solve problems, and apply analytical tools. Employers pay very good money for these abilities. Choosing a math degree is one of the best career move you can make. Our graduates are destined to work in the education sector, industry, finance sector, software analyst, operation research analyst, modeling and simulation analyst, actuary, the private sector and many more. Other may go further studies in the different areas of mathematics, physics and statistics.
The minimum entrance requirements are the following:
1. In addition to meeting the minimum university entrance requirements, applicants must have a grade of C+ (plus) in mathematics in the KCSE or its equivalent.
2. A minimum grade of C+ (plus) in physics and mathematics at KCSE or equivalent for a minor in physics.
3. A minimum grade of B- (minus) in STAT 150 for a minor in Statistics.
4. A minimum grade of C+ (plus) in the required mathematics course in their respective degree program for interdepartmental transfer.
The Department of Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics envisions being a center of excellence in higher education and research producing world class graduates in mathematics, chemistry, physics and applied statistics equipped with moral virtues towards global competitiveness. To achieve this vision, the department is committed to providing a course of study which combines mental, spiritual and physical engagement that are high-quality, innovative and intellectually challenging.