Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics pursues excellence and offers quality instruction from a Christian perspective to non-majors to broaden their mathematical skills and awareness and to majors to prepare them for career success or further study in mathematics.
Mathematics Department Vision Statement:
The SBU Department of Mathematics pursues excellence by:
- helping students familiarize themselves with mathematical skills and basic mathematical structures necessary for applications and interpretation of life experiences from a Christian perspective;
- seeking to enable students to appreciate graphical presentation of information, logical reasoning, and precision of statement and thought;
- preparing students for continued scholarship and positions of leadership from a Christian perspective in secondary mathematics teaching, graduate study in mathematically related fields, and employment in a global society with many problems that need solutions;
- promoting scholarship of the faculty by encouraging pursuit of advanced degrees, continuing professional development, research, grantsmanship, and professional presentations and publications.