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Mathematics & Statistics Concentrations

Both our Mathematics Major, B.S. and Statistical Science Major, B.S. require students to declare a concentration.

Our concentrations include:

Applied Mathematics

General Mathematics

Mathematics Education

Probability and Statistics

Theoretical Mathematics

 

Major in Mathematics with Applied Mathematics Concentration

The concentration in Applied Mathematics is designed to meet the needs of the scientific, technical, and computer-based economy and to prepare the student for graduate study. Our curriculum provides students with state-of-the-art practices and technologies, to ensure that they ae equipped with real-world, hands-on experience.

Applied Math Required Courses

Applied Mathematics Advisors

Interested in Applied Mathematics Concentration? Reach out to one of our Applied Mathematics Advisors!

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Henricus Bouwmeester, Ph.D.

Mathematics Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Mathematics

Applied Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0758
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Brendan Fry, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Applied Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0729 Dr. Fry's Website
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Christopher Harder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Applied Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0748
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Robert Niemeyer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Applied & Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-605-7192
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Shelley B. Poole, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0756
Ruch

David Ruch, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied & Theoretical Mathematics

Applied & Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0736
Linda Sundbye

Linda Sundbye, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Applied & Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0746 Dr. Sundbye's Website

Major in Mathematics with Mathematics Education Concentration

The goals of this program are to provide students with broad-based and coherent preparation in the various disciplines that constitute the mathematical sciences and the pedagogical knowledge of mathematics needed to begin a career as a middle or high school mathematics teacher.  

 Obtaining this degree, however, does not require that you obtain licensure to be a middle or high school mathematics teacher.  This concentration also prepares students for continued study of the mathematical sciences at the graduate level. 

For Students who wish to seek licensure

Mathematics Education Advisors

Interested in the Mathematics Education Concentration? Reach out to one of our Mathematics Education Advisors!

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John Carter, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0726
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Clark Dollard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0735
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Brooke Evans, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0733
Don Gilmore

Don Gilmore, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0738
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Mark Koester, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0759
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Nursen Konuk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Advisor

[email protected] 303-605-5948
McKenna

Patricia McKenna, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0734

Major in Mathematics with Probability and Statistics Concentration

The goals of this program are to provide students with broad-based and coherent preparation in the various disciplines that constitute the mathematical sciences and the specialized training necessary to begin a career in actuarial science, design of experiments, biostatistics, demography, and other areas related to probability and statistics. 

This concentration also prepares students for continued study of the mathematical sciences at the graduate level. 

 

 

Probability and Statistics Concentration Course Sequence

Probability and Statistics Advisors

Boneh

Shahar Boneh, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Statistical Science Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0740
Dyhr

Benjamin Dyhr, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0749
Grevstad

Nels Grevstad, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Statistical Science Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0728 Dr. Grevstad's website
Elizabeth McClellan Ribble

Elizabeth McClellan Ribble, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Professor of Statistics

Statistical Science Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0752

Major in Mathematics with Theoretical Mathematics Concentration

The goals of  this program are to provide students with direct links to course work at the graduate  level.  The program concentrates on abstract concepts in mathematics. 

 

 

Theoretical Concentration Course Sequence

Theoretical Mathematics Advisors

Diane Davis

Diane Davis, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0730 Dr. Davis' Website
Ethier

John Ethier, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0739
Mocanasu

Mona Mocanasu, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics & Affiliate Faculty Coordinator

Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0747
Niemeyer

Robert Niemeyer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Applied & Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-605-7192
Ruch

David Ruch, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied & Theoretical Mathematics

Applied & Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0736
Schaeffer Fry

Mandi A. Schaeffer Fry, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0754 Dr. Schaeffer Fry's Website
Linda Sundbye

Linda Sundbye, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Applied & Theoretical Mathematics Advisor

[email protected] 303-615-0746 Dr. Sundbye's Website

Major in Mathematics with General Mathematics Concentration

The goals of this program are to provide students with broad-based and coherent preparation in the various disciplines that constitute the mathematical sciences and considerable flexibility among upper division course choices to meet the needs of those students with diverse mathematical interests. 

 

 

General Concentration Course Sequence

Any Faculty Advisor is able to advise for the General Mathematics Concentration

 

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