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Mathematics, Minor

Requirements

Total Program Credits: 25

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
Discipline Core Requirements: 25 Credits
  MATH 1210 Calculus I 5
  MATH 1220 Calculus II 5
  MATH 2210 Calculus III 3
  MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3
  MATH 2280 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
  Choose at least two mathematics courses from the mathematics courses numbered 3200 and above, excluding MATH 481R.  6

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
  Semester total: 5
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1220 Calculus II 5
  Semester total: 5
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 2210 Calculus III 3
MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 2280 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
MATH Elective any MATH course numbered 3200 or higher 3
MATH Elective any MATH course numbered 3200 or higher 3
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 25

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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