Mathematics and Statistics

Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 154, (907) 786-1744

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics.

The baccalaureate degree programs in mathematics offer an excellent foundation for any career involving theoretical or applied mathematics. Well-trained mathematicians are in demand in many sectors of society, including business, finance, education, computing and government. Both baccalaureate degrees prepare a student for graduate study in the mathematical sciences. Baccalaureate degrees (with appropriately chosen electives) also satisfy National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards and prepare a student to teach mathematics at the high school level.

In addition, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers courses and programs for those students who wish to:

  • Obtain an Associate of Applied Science degree
  • Obtain an Associate of Arts degree
  • Obtain a variety of certificates
  • Obtain a Minor in Mathematics to enhance studies in another discipline
  • Develop expertise in statistical methods and analysis
  • Improve job-related mathematics skills
  • Study mathematics for self-interest

Programs of Study

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science



Eric Andrews, Assistant Professor,
Nathaniel Bushek, Assistant Professor,
Samuel Cook, Assistant Professor,
Hilary Davies, Professor Emeritus
Mark Fitch, Professor,
Stefanos Folias, Assistant Professor,
Larry Foster, Professor,
Joan Haig, Professor,
Alberta Harder, Associate Professor,
Robert McCoy, Professor,
Deborah Narang, Professor,
Kamal Narang, Professor,

Kanapathi Thiru, Professor,
Rieken Venema, Professor,
Brian Wick, Professor Emeritus

Yelena Yagodina, Term Assistant Professor,