Jul 12, 2024  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematical Sciences

D. Christopher Stephens, Chair

Acquah, Adamson, Barnwal, Bleiler-Baxter, Calahan, Chappell, Ding, Green, Hamlin, Hart, Hong, Huang, Kassaee, Khaliq, Kimmins, Leander, Lischka, Liu, Lovett, Martin, Melnikov, Nelson, Quinn, Rowell, Rushton, Schmidt, Sinkala, Stephens, Strayer, Tenpenny, Walsh, Wang, Wu, Xiong, Ye, Zha, Zhang, Zijlstra

The purpose of the Department of Mathematical Sciences is to provide students education in the mathematical sciences necessary to function and succeed in an increasingly complex, technological world.

Courses offered by the department are designed to prepare students who plan to enter graduate schools or professional schools of medicine or engineering; to teach in elementary schools, secondary schools, or community colleges; to major in mathematics, in computer science, in the natural or physical sciences, or in other areas with mathematics requirements; or to enter careers in business, industry, or government. Courses also are provided to meet cultural and General Education requirements.

Programs in the department lead to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Actuarial Science or Mathematics. Mathematics major students choose one of the following concentrations: Professional Mathematics or Mathematics Education. Minors are offered in Mathematics; in Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences; and in Statistics.

Honors College

MATH 1730 , MATH 1910 , and MATH 1920  are offered regularly for students in the University Honors College. Upon request by the Honors College, MATH 1010  and MATH 1710  are offered. MATH 4600  can also be offered as an Honors course.

Graduate Study

The Master of Science is offered in Mathematics. A minor in Mathematics is offered for the master’s degree. Requirements for these degrees and a list of the courses offered for graduate credit are in the Graduate Catalog.