Mathematics

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 and high school level.
  • Know the fundamental facts, principles, and concepts of the discipline.
  • Perform the essential mathematical computations.
  • Explain the theory and applications of several mathematical areas.
  • Investigate and solve unfamiliar 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 administrative)
  • Palestine Monetary Authority.
  • Financial Establishments.
  • Palestinian Central Breuer of Statistics.
  • Research centers.

Theacademic planconsists of 128 credit hours distributed as follows:

Requirement Type

CreditHours

UniversityRequirements

21

FacultyRequirements

29

Major Requirements

50

MajorElectives

9

Free Electives

19

Total

128

Major Requirements: 50 credit hours
Include the followingcourses:

Course Number

Prerequisite

MATH2311 | CALCULUS 3

MATH1321

MATH234 | INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA

MATH1321

MATH243 | FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

MATH1321

MATH330 | NUMERICAL METHODS

MATH234and (COMP132orCOMP133 orCOMP142 orCOMP230)

MATH331 | ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

MATH1321

MATH332 | PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

MATH2311and MATH331

MATH3331 | MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS 1

MATH243

MATH3341 | MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS 2

MATH2311,MATH234,andMATH3331

MATH337 | ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 1

MATH234and MATH243

MATH338 | ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 2

MATH337

MATH339 | EUCLIDEAN AND NON-EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRY

MATH243

MATH411 | SEMINAR IN MATHEMATICS

Department’sApproval

MATH431 | COMPLEX VARIABLES

MATH331

MATH432 | POINT SET TOPOLOGY

MATH331

STAT2311 | STATISTICS 1

SecondaryEducationScientific Stream orEquivalent orMATH1351

STAT3311 | STATISTICS 2

MATH1321and STAT2311

STAT3321 | PROBABILITY THEORY

MATH2311and STAT3311

Major Electives (9 credit hours)
Selected from thefollowingcourses:
MATH courses 300 levelor above
MAEC courses 300 levelor above
STAT courses 300 level or above