The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers the following degrees:
- Mathematics Major
- Mathematics Major, Concentration in Discrete Applied Mathematics
- Mathematics Major, Concentration in the Mathematics of Finance
- Mathematics Major, Concentration in Statistics
- Mathematics Major, Certification as a Teacher of Mathematics
- Physics Major
- Physics Major, Concentration in Astronomy
- Physics Major, Certification as a Teacher of Physics
- Physics Major, Certification as a Teacher of Physical Science
- 5-year combined BS Mathematics - MS Statistics Program
- 5-year combined BS-MS Mathematics, Concentration in Statistics
- 5-year combined BS-MAT Mathematics, Teacher Certification
The programs introduce central ideas in a variety of areas in Mathematics and Physics, and develop problem-solving ability by teaching students to combine critical thinking with rigorous reasoning. The Mathematics program provides students with a spectrum of courses in pure and applied mathematics and develops rigorous mathematical thinking. All majors prepare students for graduate study.
We also offer the following minor degrees:
Advisor: George Grover
The undergraduate advisor is the department's resource for specific information such as advanced placement, transfer credits, dual majors, Cooperative Education, and independent study.
View the Fall 2011 - Spring 2015 Projected Undergraduate Course Offerings in Pure and Applied Mathematics (Upper level).
As a student in our department, you have many opportunities to pursue independent scientific research with faculty members. The first step is to find out what faculty members are doing research that is exciting to you. This website is a good place to start - each faculty member has a web page that describes their research and publications. Contact and visit those faculty members you find interesting.
For undergraduate scholarship opportunities in the Mathematical Sciences department visit: http://www.montclair.edu/csam/scholarships/#math