Academic Catalog August 2008 - August 2009 Undergraduate and Graduate
College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Adel Mathematics Building, Room 107
NAU, PO Box 5717, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5717
928-523-3481 (fax 928-523-5847)
Our plans in mathematics and statistics seek to engage you in a substantial intellectual endeavor, increase your appreciation for the role of mathematics in the evolution of culture, and assist you in preparing for a career in which mathematics and statistics are directly or indirectly involved.
You may pursue the following academic plans in NAUís Department of Mathematics and Statistics:
with emphases in actuarial science, applied mathematics, mathematics, or statistics
In addition, we offer a B.S. in physics and mathematics; click on the title for information about this degree. Finally, NAU offers an extended major in environmental sciences: applied mathematics. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about this degree.
Our various emphasis areas prepare you for graduate study in mathematics as well as for professional positions in business, industry, or government, and we provide mathematics education majors with training in teaching mathematics as well as instruction in the mathematical content necessary to become competent secondary school mathematics teachers.
Click here for more information about our Mathematics undergraduate courses, Statistics undergraduate courses, and faculty.
To be admitted to a major or minor in mathematics, you must have completed MAT 136 with a grade of C or better and be assigned a major or minor advisor by the department.
You must follow the plan in effect at the time of your admission to that plan.
Admission to entry-level mathematics and statistics courses is determined by your mathematical background or your ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER scores in mathematics. Click here for more information on Placement Exams. or at, http://www.cens.nau.edu/Academic/Math/studentInformation/Placement/Placement.shtml.
You may pursue the following programs in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics:
Our department is a community of mathematicians, statisticians, and mathematics educators, some of national and international renown, who share a love of mathematics and a dedication to excellence in instruction. Our master's programs focus on the individual, with small classes and a high degree of faculty-student interaction.
Click here for more information about our Mathematics graduate courses, Statistics graduate courses, and faculty.