• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut, Debbieh, Tripoli
  • Faculty: Science
  • Department: Mathematics and Computer Science

Program Description

Mission

The program provides students with the opportunity to study the primary areas of contemporary mathematics, provides physical and social science majors with the necessary mathematical tools for work in their disciplines, and introduces all students to serious and interesting mathematical ideas and their applications.

Objectives

The program strives to enable students to:

    1. Build a foundation of basic knowledge of mathematics.

    2. Improve analytical and problem-solving skills.

    3. Develop research skills and be aware of the variety problems related to the field of study.

    4. Enhance professional thinking.

Learning Outcomes

The mathematics program enables students, by the time of graduation, to achieve the following learning outcomes:

a. Knowledge and understanding of:

    1. The basic theorems and concepts in the different areas of mathematics.

    2. The implementation of theories in problem solving.

    3. The different areas of research in mathematics.

b. Intellectual abilities:

     1. Ability to understand the different math concepts and be able to implement them in our everyday problems.

     2. Ability to consider problems that could be solved by implementing concepts from different areas in mathematics.

     3. Ability to identify, formulate, and solve problems.

c. Professional and Practical competencies:

     1. Efficient use of computers, laboratories and software to handle problems that are difficult to be solved manually.

     2. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

     3. Efficient use of the techniques, skills and tools of modern mathematics.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

     1. Functioning in multi-disciplinary teams.

     2. Communicate ideas effectively in graphical, oral, and written media.

     3. Recognize and respond to the need for lifelong and self-learning for a successful career.

Career Opportunities

    1. Teaching

    2. Consultants to actuaries

    3. Management Services & Computing

    4. Accountancy

    5. Statistical Work


Chairperson:   Prof. Mohammad N. Abdulrahim

Professors:   Prof. Ali El-Zaart

Associate Professors:  Dr. Imad Al Ashmawy, Dr. Toufic El Arwadi, Dr. Seif Elddine Kadry

Assistant Professors:  Dr. Islam Elkabani, Dr. Ahmed Sherif, Dr. Hala Idris, Dr. Houssam Shrayteh, Dr. Noura Yassin, Dr. Wassim El-Hajj Chehade, Dr. Riham Abdel Kader, Dr. Abdullah al-Chakik, Dr. Maher Jneid

Part-time Lecturers:  Dr. Hassan Tarraf, Dr. Ahmad Kheir

The program provides students with the opportunity to study the primary areas of contemporary mathematics, provides physical and social science majors with the necessary mathematical tools for work in their disciplines, and introduces all students to serious and interesting mathematical ideas and their applications.

The program strives to enable students to:

  • Build a foundation of basic knowledge of mathematics.
  • Improve analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Develop research skills and be aware of the variety problems related to the field of study.
  • Enhance professional thinking.

The mathematics program enables students, by the time of graduation, to achieve the following learning outcomes:

a- Knowledge and understanding of:

  1. The basic theorems and concepts in the different areas of mathematics.
  2. The implementation of theories in problem solving.
  3. The different areas of research in mathematics.

b- Intellectual abilities:

  1. Ability to understand the different math concepts and be able to implement them in our everyday problems.
  2. Ability to consider problems that could be solved by implementing concepts from different areas in mathematics.
  3. Ability to identify, formulate, and solve problems.

c- Professional and Practical competencies:

  1. Efficient use of computers, laboratories and software to handle problems that are difficult to be solved manually.
  2. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  3. Efficient use of the techniques, skills and tools of modern mathematics.

d- General and Transferable Skills:

  1. Functioning in multi-disciplinary teams.
  2. Communicate ideas effectively in graphical, oral, and written media.
  3. Recognize and respond to the need for lifelong and self-learning for a successful career.

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Mathematics’ Program, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Mathematics Program.

Teaching, Consultants to actuaries, Management Services & Computing, Accountancy, Statistical Work.

I. University Requirements Credits
* University Mandatory Courses 5
* University Elective Courses 11
II. Program Requirements Credits
Faculty Core Courses 19
Major Core Courses 44
Departmental Electives 12
**Faculty Electives 6
Total 97
*A total of 16 credits is required as University Requirements:

5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory courses list.

At least one course from social sciences and one course from humanities should be selected among the university elective courses.

** A total of 6 credits is required as faculty electives.

Students can enroll in any course offered by the Faculty of Science.


Academic Years
2013/2014: 46
2014/2015:  56
2015/2016: 51
2016/2017: 54
2017/2018: 37

Academic Years
2013/2014: 10
2014/2015:  11
2015/2016:  10
2016/2017: 24
2017/2018: 15

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CMPS241 Introduction to Programming 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec.,2Lab) FC
MATH241 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241 Principles of Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241L Principles of Physics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requirement 2 (2crs.) CUR
Second Semester
MATH242 Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) FC
MATH244 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH246 Real Analysis I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH248 Multivariable Calculus 3 (3crs.) MJC
------- University Requirement 5 (5crs.) CUR
Third Semester
MATH341 Linear Algebra 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec.,1 Lab) MJC
MATH343 Special Functions 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH345 Discrete Mathematics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) MJC
TSHS341 Teaching Science in High School 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) FC
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
Fourth Semester
MATH342 Vector Calculus 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH344 Real Analysis II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH346 Abstract Algebra I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH348 Numerical Methods 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) MJC
------- University Requirement 5 (5 crs) CUR
Fifth Semester
MATH441 Introduction to Complex Analysis 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec) MJC
MATH443 Topology 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec) MJC
------- University Requirement 4 (4crs. CUR
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
Sixth Semester
MATH442 Abstract Algebra II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH444 Senior Project 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) MJC
MATH446 Fourier Series and Applications 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 6 (6crs.) DE

Departmental Elective (DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
MATH351 Differential Geometry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH352 Number Theory 3 (3Crs.:3Lec.,1Lab) DE
MATH353 Set Theory 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH354 Introduction to Dynamics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH355 Calculus of Variations 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH451 Differential Calculus 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH452 Partial Differential Equations 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH453 Advanced Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,1Lab) DE
MATH454 Mathematical Computation 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) DE
MATH455 Topics in Linear Algebra 3 (3Crs.:3Lec.,1Lab) DE
MATH456 Topics in Mathematics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE