Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

Department of Mathematical Sciences

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Department Head: Chen
Professors: Chen, Florez, Mukherjee, Zhang
Associate Professors: Lyons, Swart, Wittman
Assistant Professors: Li, Gu
Instructor: Myrick

Our mission is to prepare all students to meet the mathematical and computing demands they will face in their careers and as knowledgeable citizens. Through academic programs, research, and public service the department supports the disciplines within the mathematical sciences and the growth and development of educational opportunities in the Lowcountry.

To achieve this goal, the department offers a B.S. degree in mathematics, a B.S. degree in mathematics with a concentration in data analytics, and minors in applied mathematics and in applied statistics and data analysis. In addition, the department offers undergraduate courses in support of other disciplines and courses in quantitative reasoning and data analysis in support of the core educational curriculum, and graduate courses supporting the Master of Arts in teaching mathematics offered by the Zucker Family School of Education.

The Mathematics Placement Exam

The Mathematics Placement Exam (MPE) is given online and is designed to evaluate a student’s readiness for MATH 131 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I . A student’s score on the MPE determines whether or not the student will need to complete MATH 119 - Precalculus , before taking MATH 131 . Students who have college credit for MATH 131  or MATH 119  are exempted from the MPE.

Mathematics Tutorials

Personal tutorial assistance for students having difficulties with freshman and sophomore level mathematics course work is provided through the Student Success Center in Thompson Hall. Assistance is provided during the normal working day and during evening study periods. Additional materials - worksheets, workbooks, texts, journals, etc. - that complement classroom work are available.





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