Mathematics


Overview & Academics

Students in the MATHEMATICS Program will develop their analytical sills and learn how to work in a problem-solving environment. Advanced modeling, theory, and methods make up the foundation of a mathematics degree and allow students to enter the work force or continue their education.

Career Options

  • Education
  • Actuarial Science
  • Financial Services
  • Biomathematics
  • Cryptography

Major Requirements
B.A. Degree
MAT 121, 122, 221, 323, 340, 403, 404, and 427

Three of the following elective mathematics courses:
MAT 304, 318, 325, 411, 415, 495

Programming Component course (3 semester hours):
CIS 211 or other course approved by adviser.

Applied Mathematics course (3 semester hours) from:
CHM 341 and 342, 361 and 362
BIO 303, 330, 401, 402
BUS 307, 350
CIS 315 and 330.

B.S. Degree
MAT 121, 122, 221, 323, 340, 403, 404, and 427

Three of the following elective mathematics courses:
MAT 304, 318, 325, 411, 415, 495

Programming Component course (3 semester hours):
CIS 211 or other course approved by adviser.

Applied Mathematics course (3 semester hours) from:
CHM 361 and 362, CHM 341 and 342
BIO 303, 330, 401, and 402
BUS 307, 350
CIS 315 and 330

12 semester  hours of courses in the natural sciences
(not including ERS 131, 132, 141, 142, 171, 172 and CHM 101, 102).

Minor Requirements
MAT 121, 122, 213 or 323
Three of the following elective mathematics courses:
MAT 221, 304, 318, 325, 340, 403, 404, 411, 415, 495

Mathematics Faculty

Department Contact

Bill Yankosky, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics Program Coordinator
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
252.985.5149
byankosky@ncwc.edu

Ms. Gail Stafford
Associate Professor of Mathematics
M.A.Ed., East Carolina University
252.985.5148
gstafford@ncwc.edu

Brent Dozier, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
252.985.5260
bdozier@ncwc.edu

Aaron Allen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., Iowa State University
252.985.5353
aallen@ncwc.edu