Lead Professor: Khaled Al-Agha, Ph.D.
The Department of Mathematics provides its majors and all others
it serves a firm foundation in computation, comprehension, and logical
reasoning. The Department provides an opportunity (to its students) to
understand and appreciate mathematics and to use their knowledge
intelligently and efficiently. It also provides a foundation in
mathematics that prepares them for careers and/or graduate studies in
their fields of specialization. The Bachelor of Science degree is
awarded to students who complete the outlined program of study and meet
all the requirements of the Department of Mathematics and the Division
of Sciences. Students may receive a minor in mathematics by completing
the required number of courses.
The Department also offers two (non-credit) preparation courses
in mathematics for students who have deficiencies in their basic
mathematical skills in order to meet the entrance requirements for
college level courses.
The mathematics programs provides its graduates with a high
degree of mathematical or computer skills. It prepares them to become
teachers, enter graduate and/or professional schools become practicing
professionals in industry or government, or any field that requires
intelligent and efficient application of mathematical concepts and
skills. Majors in mathematics are employed in varied fields which
include engineering, business, medicine, teaching, scientific fields,
etc., as cost estimators, computer servicing technicians and developers
of hardware and software, research assistants in monetary policy, data
managers in environmental programs, actuaries, management consultants,
teachers, stock brokers, etc.
The objectives of the program in mathematics include the following:
- Graduates with a degree in mathematics will be prepared to pursue graduate opportunities
in their respective major.
- Graduates in mathematics will be proficient in using technology to solve problems in
- Graduates will be able to deploy the requisite scientific and technical skills acquired in
the department to function in a professional environment.
- Graduates will be well prepared to become gainfully employed.
Graduates in mathematics will demonstrate a depth of understanding and skills to analyze
and solve problems in mathematics.
- Graduates in education specializing in the teaching of high school mathematics will be
prepared to pass the content examination for teacher certification in Texas.
If you are interested in majoring in mathematics, please contact the appropriate professor listed below:
Khaled Al-Agha, Ph.D., Lead Professor of Mathematics
Edrisa Bangura, Ph.D.
Mizan Berhane, M.S.
Sarah Bush, M.S.
Rhunzhou Liu, Ph.D.
Dr. Idi-Ali Wamalwa Mukweyi
Seema Warar, M.S..