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Department of Mathematics & Statistics


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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers a Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's and Associate's degree in Mathematics, a Bachelor's degree and Associates degree in Statistics and a Minor in Applied Mathematics.

The Department:

  • provides courses in mathematics and statistics that serve students in many fields, including engineering, education, health professions, business and the sciences,

  • contributes to general education objectives,

  • provides training in developmental mathematics for under-prepared students,

  • conducts pure and applied research in mathematics and statistics, and

  • supports the university, the community and the profession through a variety of service roles.

As well, the Department maintains a highly trained and research-active faculty with a balanced commitment to teaching, research and service.









Effective Fall 2019:

Math 0025 will no longer be offered. Math 0015 and 0025 material can be completed through our Math 0090 course, Advanced Placement Mathematics. For more information on this course, click on 'Course Information' in the site menu.


Effective July 1, 2018:

Department Chair:  Dr. DeWayne Derryberry

Assistant Department Chair:  Dr. Wenxiang Zhu 

Graduate Director:  Dr. Yunrong Zhu

Undergraduate Director:  Dr. Tracy Payne


Effective Fall 2018:

Math 0015, Arithmetic/Pre-Algebra, will no longer be offered.


Effective Spring 2018:

Interested in a challenge? If you would like to see how you can possibly take either Math 1123 (Math in Modern Society) or Math 1153 (Introduction to Statistics) without taking the prerequisite courses(s), check out the:

Math 1123, Math in Modern Society, Challenge (Sections that begin with 'P')

Math 1153, Intro to Statistics, Challenge (Sections that begin with 'P')