Major Mathematics / Minor Computer Science

The mission of the mathematics department is to provide high quality teaching in various fields of mathematics in order to prepare students for graduate studies or professional careers in mathematical sciences and related fields, and to provide service courses of mathematics to all university departments.

  • Provide a broad understanding of the major areas in mathematics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think logically and critically.
  • Learn how to formulate, analyze, and solve problems.
  • Gain the ability of scientific judgment and applying mathematics to other fields.
  • Develop oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate sufficient preparation for graduate courses.
  • Know the fundamental facts, principles, and concepts of the discipline.
  • Perform the essential mathematical computations/operations.
  • Explain the theory / applications of several mathematical areas.
  • Investigate and solve math problems.
  • Display and interpret data.
  • Summarize scientific and mathematical concepts for a general audience.
  • Read mathematics critically.
  • Create, analyze, and communicate rigorous proofs.
  • Utilize appropriate technology and instruments to solve problems.
  • Model a significant real world problem and solve it using mathematical techniques.
  • Use numerical techniques for solving mathematical problems.
  • Appreciation of the dynamic role of mathematics in science, society and history.
  • Employ mathematics in research and coursework.
  • Communicate mathematical ideas in appropriate contexts both orally and in writing.
  • Exhibit ethical and professional behavior.
  • Ministry of Education(Schools and administration)
  • Palestine Monetary Authority.
  • Financial an Establishments.
  • Palestinian Central Breuer of Statistics.
  • Research centers.

The academic plan consists of 128 credit hours distributed as follows:

Requirement Type

Credit Hours

University Requirements

21

Faculty Requirements

29

Major Requirements

54

Major Electives

12

Free Electives

12

Total

128

Major Requirements: 54 credit hours from the following courses

Course Number

Prerequisite

MATH2311 | CALCULUS 3

MATH1321

MATH234 | INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA

MATH1321

MATH243 | FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

MATH1321

MATH330 | NUMERICAL METHODS

MATH234 and (COMP132 or COMP133 or COMP142 or COMP230)

MATH331 | ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

MATH1321

MATH3331 | MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS 1

MATH243

MATH3341 | MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS 2

MATH2311, MATH234, and MATH3331

MATH337 | ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 1

MATH234 and MATH243

MATH411 | SEMINAR IN MATHEMATICS

Department’s Approval

MATH431 | COMPLEX VARIABLES

MATH331

STAT2311 | STATISTICS 1

Secondary Education Scientific Stream or Equivalent or MATH1351

STAT3311 | STATISTICS 2

MATH1321 and STAT2311

STAT3321 | PROBABILITY THEORY

MATH2311 and STAT3311

COMP231 | ADVANCED PROGRAMMING

COMP132 or COMP133 or COMP142 or COMP230

COMP242 | DATA STRUCTURES

COMP231

COMP333 | DATABASE SYSTEMS

COMP242 or COMP2321

COMP334 | WEB APPLICATION AND TECHNOLOGY

COMP333

COMP433 | SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

COMP333

Major Electives: 12 credit hours

Selected from the following courses:

Group 1 (6 credit hours)

MATH courses 300 level or above

MAEC courses 300 level or above

STAT courses 300 level or above

Group 2 (6 credit hours)

COMP courses 300 level or above