Department of Mathematics

The department of mathematics at The University of Alabama provides a rigorous program that offers broad exposure to various aspects of mathematics including pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and math education. The department promotes undergraduate research experience. The mathematics faculties are involved in research projects in all areas of mathematics.

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Programs

The department of mathematics offers a major in mathematics that culminates in a bachelor of science (BS) degree. The department also offers minors in mathematics and mathematical statistics, as well as mathematics education in the College of Education.

Faculty

Chair and Professor
  • Cruz-Uribe, David
Professors
  • Allen, Paul J.
  • Corson, Jon M.
  • Dixon, Martyn R.
  • Evans, Martin
  • Hadji, Layachi
  • Halpern, David C. M. J.
  • Hsia, Wei Shen
  • Liem, Vo Thanh
  • Moore, Robert L.
  • Olin, Robert F.
  • Sun, Min
  • Wang, James L.
  • Wang, Pu
  • Zhao, Shan
Associate Professors
  • Belbas, Starvos
  • Gleason, Jim
  • Roberts, Lawrence
  • Sidje, Roger
  • Trace, Bruce S.
  • Zhu, Wei
Assistant Professors
  • Ames, Brendan
  • Beznosova, Oleksandra
  • Chen, Yuhui
  • Ferguson, Timothy
  • Kwon, Hyun
  • Lewis, Andrew
  • Moen, Kabe
  • Song, Song

Courses

MATH
005
Hours
3
Introductory Algebra

Brief review of arithmetic operations and basic algebraic concepts: factoring, operations with polynomials and rational expressions, linear equations and word problems, graphing linear equations, simplification of expressions involving radicals or negative exponents, and elementary work with quadratic equations. Grades are reported as pass/fail.

MATH
100
Hours
3
Intermediate Algebra

Prerequisites: Placement and two units of college-preparatory mathematics; if a student has previously been placed in MATH 005, a grade of "C-" or higher in MATH 005 is required. Intermediate-level course including work on functions, graphs, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, systems of equations, and operations with exponents and radicals. The solution of word problems is stressed. NOT APPLICABLE to UA Core Curriculum mathematics requirement. Grades are reported as A, B, C or NC (No Credit).

Prerequisite(s): UA Math Placement Test Score of 190 or higher or ACT Math Subscore of 18 or SAT Math Subscore of 440 or higher or MATH 005

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