Mathematics and Physics

Whether you choose to minor in mathematics or utilize the studies to fulfill your core courses, as a student studying mathematics at DelVal you could be on your way to a career in applied mathematics.  Applied mathematics is used in professions such as actuarial science, operations research, management science, decision analysis, engineering physics, biometrics, econometrics and education.

The mathematics department offers courses for all levels of learners:

  • Freshman level- courses are designed to increase students' mathematical literacy while providing background in the basic areas of mathematics
  • Upper level- courses offer the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for careers in science, business or education

Mathematics and Physics At-A-Glance

In addition to your classes in other coursework, you can elect for a minor in mathematics by completing a minimum of 15 credits hours of course work in mathematics beyond any mathematics courses required by your major. As a minimum, your minor in mathematics must include at least two semesters of calculus.

Karen McPherson, Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Physics