Through an interdisciplinary program, experiential learning opportunities, and research partnerships, the Department of Mathematics continues to be an innovative force in undergraduate education. Our curriculum equips students with critical thinking, analytical skills and high quality mathematics content knowledge and prepares them to make an impact on the global community.

The Department of Mathematics provides a quality instruction, research and outreach program in mathematics that produces independent learners equipped with problem solving and decision-making techniques necessary to meet the challenges of their chosen careers and function in the mainstream of the communities in which they live. The department provides comprehensive educational opportunities and advancements to enrich the life of the students.

We build a solid foundation of growth, skills and knowledge of mathematics. Our passion for educating tomorrow’s leaders is supported by our desire to provide a seamless education experience.

Undergraduate Degrees

To reach its mission, purpose and goals, the Department of Mathematics offers an innovative and comprehensive undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree program. The curricula is rigorous and demanding, but flexible enough to allow students to sample several disciplines or to focus on a special interest within the major area. Mathematics’ majors may select one of three emphasis options: statistics, applied mathematics and mathematics teaching.

Extensive individualize attention to a thoughtfully detailed curriculum sets our mathematics’ programs above others. Students are encouraged to be creative in putting together a course of study that will lead to the fulfillment of individual and professional goals. Students will emerge with the expertise to pursuit a career in academia or use their talents in government and industry. Faculty advisors assist each student on a continual basis to ensure proper course selection relative to career and degree goals.

Student sitting outside the W.R. Banks building

Front of W.R. Banks building

Mailing Address

Department of Mathematics
P. O. Box 519 – Mailstop 2225
Prairie View, TX 77446-0519

Physical Address

W. R. Banks Building, Suite 310
Telephone: (936) 261-1970
Fax: (936) 261-2088

Department Head

Dr. Aliakbar Montazer Haghighi
Professor and Department Head