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Mathematics, A.S.

Requirements

Total Program Credits: 63

General Education Requirements:   35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences 3
or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology  (3.0) 
Complete one of the following:  3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (recommended for Humanities and Arts majors)  (3.0) 
  MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics (recommended for Social Science majors) (3.0) 
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors)  (4.0) 
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (recommended for Business majors)  (3.0)   
Complete one of the following:  3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877  (3.0) 
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877  (3.0) 
  HIST 1700 American Civilization  (3.0) 
  HIST 1740 US Economic History  (3.0) 
  POLS 1000 American Heritage  (3.0) 
  POLS 1100 American National Government  (3.0) 
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life  (2.0) 
Distribution Courses: 
  Biology  3
  Physical Science  3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science  3
  Humanities Distribution  3
  Fine Arts Distribution  3
  Social/Behavioral Science  3
Discipline Core Requirements:   16 Credits 
  MATH 1210 Calculus I 5
  MATH 1220 Calculus II 5
Complete six credits from the following:  6
  MATH 2210 Calculus III  (3.0) 
  MATH 2040 Principles of Statistics  (4.0) 
  MATH 2270 Linear Algebra  (3.0) 
  MATH 2280 Ordinary Differential Equations  (3.0) 
  MATH 3400 Partial Differential Equations  (3.0) 
Elective Requirements:    12 Credits 
  Any course 1000 or higher ( MATH 1060 suggested)  12

Graduation Requirements:           

  1. Completion of a minimum of 63 semester credits.              
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)  
  3. Residency hours-- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.              
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1210* Calculus I 5
ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing GE 3
Humanities GE Humanities GE (PHIL 1250 recommended) 3
Elective Elective (AS) or Foreign Language (AA) 4
Elective Elective 1
  Semester total: 16
Note:*Additional pre-requisites may be required (MATH 1050 and MATH 1060)  
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1220 Calculus II 5
ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing GE (ENGL 2020 preferred) 3
History GE American Institutions (HIST 1700 suggested) 3
Elective Elective (AS) or Foreign Language (AA) 4
Elective Elective 1
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Math Core Elective MATH 2210, MATH 2040, MATH 2270, MATH 2280, or MATH 3400 (MATH 2210 recommended) 3
Physical Science GE Physical Science GE (PHYS 2210/2215 recommended) 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values (PHIL 205G preferred) 3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health or Fitness for Life GE 2
Elective Elective (to replace QL GE course) 3
Elective Elective 2
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Math Core Elective MATH 2210, 2040, 2270, 2280, or 3400 (MATH 2270 recommended) 3
Biology GE Biology GE (BIOL 1010 suggested) 3
Additional Science GE Additional Science GE (Physical Science or Biology) 3
Fine Arts GE Fine Arts GE 3
Social/Behavioral GE Social/Behavioral GE 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 63

Department

Name:

Mathematics

Location:

LA 109

Telephone:

801-863-8650

Email:

pattence@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/math/

Chair:

Joseph Hwang

 
 

Mission Statement

The Utah Valley University Mathematics Department’s primary purpose is to educate students in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The department prepares students for both graduate degrees and productive careers by fostering a rigorous development of cognitive skills, helping them to analyze logical inferences, reason critically, and apply mathematical ideas to solve real world problems. The department’s other functions include service which supports the mission of the University, and the development of scholarly work to both advance research and facilitate student engagement in current areas of interest.

 
 

Mathematics

  • Advisor: Colin Brinkerhoff
  • Office: LA 109a
  • Telephone: 801-863-7419 
  • Email: brinkeco@uvu.edu

  • Administrative Support:
    Celena Patten
  • Office: LA 109
  • Telephone: 801-863-8650 
  • Email: pattence@uvu.edu


Program Coordinators:


  • Statistics:
    Erik Heiny
  • Office: LA 109k
  • Telephone: 801-863-6281
  • Email: Erik.Heiny@uvu.edu
 
 

Faculty

Kathryn Andrist(2001)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, Brigham Young University.

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Debanjan Bhattacharjee(2011)

Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Statistics, University of Calcutta, Ph.D., Statistics, University of Connecticut.

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David Brandt(1992)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Electrical Engineering, B.S., Mathematics, University of Missouri; M.S., Mathematics, University of Illinois.

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Don Faurot(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Engineering, UCLA; M.S., Mathematics, California State University-Northridge; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Oregon.

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Vivienne Faurot(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.A., Mathematics, University of California; M.S., Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Oregon.

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David Fearnley(2000)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Oxford.

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Reinhard Franz(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, Universitat Bielefeld.

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Carolyn Hamilton(1993)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics, Brigham Young University; M.S., Mathematics, University of California.

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Jia He(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Matghematics & Applied Mathematics, Beijung Normal University; M.S., Applied Mathematics, Nankai University; Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Michigan State University.

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Erik Heiny(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics and Statistics, Colorado State University; M.S., Statistics, Michigan State University; Ph.D., Applied Statistics, University of Northern Colorado.

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Jennifer Hooper(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.A., Secondary Mathematics, Brigham Young University; M.A., Pure Mathematics, University of Utah; M.S., Mathematics University of Oregon; Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of Georgia.

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Jong Hwang(1989)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., Math Education, Brigham Young University, Hawaii; M.A., Mathematics, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Philosophy of Education, Mokpo National University, Korea.

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Xiao Ji(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.A., Mathematics, Hubei Education University; M.S., Statistics, Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., Mathematics, Texas Tech University.

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Brian Knaeble(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Mathematics, M.Stat., Ph.D., University of Utah.

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KC Lee(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Statistics, Brigham Young University.

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Scott Lewis(1999)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Mathematics, Montana State University.

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Ya Li(1990)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Utah.

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Jun (Michael) Ling(2002)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics, Jiangsu University, China; M.A., Mathematics, Ph.D., Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., Candidate, Zhegiang University.

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Christine Merrin(1992)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics, University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, New Mexico State University.

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Stephen Merrin(1996)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.A., Mathematics, University of Colorado; M.A., Mathematics, University of Maryland; Ph.D., Mathematics, New Mexico State University.

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Bob Palais(2011)

Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics, Harvard University; M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California.

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Robert Ream(2015)

Lecturer

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Physics, B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Utah State University; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Machiel Van Frankenhuijsen(2003)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



Ph.D., Mathematics, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen.

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Violeta Vasilevska(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University; Ph.D., Mathematics, The University of Tennessee.

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Christine Walker(1992)

Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



A.S., Mathematics, Ricks College; B.A., M.A., Mathematics Education, Brigham Young University; Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Utah State University.

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Yingxian Zhu(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics, Anhui University, China; M.S., Combinatorics and Numerical Analysis, Dalian University of Science and Technology, China; Ph.D., Graph Theory (Combinatorics), Arizona State University.

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