Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Overview

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics.  The program is designed to provide students with a broad background in mathematics and statistics.

Students may select one of four concentrations: pure mathematics, applied mathematics/ operations research, statistics, or mathematics education.  The Department also offers a Master of Science degree in Statistics.  By carefully selecting the appropriate courses, one can complete both the Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and the Master of Science degree in Statistics in five years. 

A certificate program in applied statistics is also offered for students who wish to pursue a career in the areas of business, industry, government, or education.

The Master of Science degree in statistics offers concentrations in applied statistics, applied mathematics. operations research, and biostatistics. 

Students learn to use computer software packages such as Mathematica, MATLAB, Minitab, and SAS in their mathematics and statistics courses.  Collaborative and active learning are encouraged throughout the curriculum.