Mathematics Program

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 various 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:
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.
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.
Professional and Practical competencies:
  1. Efficient use of computers, laboratories and software to handle problems that are difficult to be solve anually.
  2. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  3. Efficient use of the techniques, skills and tools of modern mathematics.
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

  • Teaching
  • Consultants to actuaries
  • Management Services & Computing
  • Accountancy
  • Statistical Work

Degrees offered by the Program