Mathematics

The program offers weekly seminars with presenters from other colleges, industries, alumni as well as presenters from the Stockton community including students

The Mathematics Program Offers Weekly Seminars

The Mathematics Program offers small class sizes and all program faculty hold doctoral degrees from highly reputed institutions

Opportunity for One-On-One Assistance

Stockton's mathematics (MATH) program offers B.A. and B.S. degrees with several concentrations. Students are encouraged to take both pure and applied mathematics courses.

The program offers weekly seminars with presenters from other colleges, industries, alumni as well as presenters from the Stockton community including students. Faculty offer independent study projects for students who want to focus on a particular area or specialty.


About the Program

The Mathematics (MATH) program is designed to meet the needs of those students who wish to acquire certain mathematical techniques for use in the physical, life, management, and social sciences, as well as those whose primary interests lie in mathematics itself. Mathematics is an appropriate degree program for students preparing themselves for careers in actuarial science, statistical analysis, operations research, computer science, engineering, or secondary education and for those who wish to pursue graduate study in mathematics or certain mathematics-related areas (e.g., computer science, computational science, statistics or economics).

Program Chair

Chia-Lin Wu

Dr. Chia-Lin Wu
Professor of Mathematics
B-009B | 609-652-4428
Chia-Lin.Wu@stockton.edu

 

 

 

Program Features

  • Small class sizes
  • All courses beyond introductory level taught by full-time program faculty holding doctoral degrees from highly respected institutions
  • Many opportunities for one-on-one assistance from faculty
  • Math majors have program faculty as academic advisors
  • Graduates pursue advanced study, K-12 teaching, actuarial science, employment in the private sector, and employment in state and federal government
  • Broad training in theoretical and applied mathematics provided together with ample opportunities to specialize.

Mathematics Program Highlights


 

Curriculum

The Mathematics program is open to any student with an active interest in mathematics. Students who have a good working knowledge of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry and trigonometry should begin with MATH 2215 Calculus I. Students who were proficient in high school calculus may wish to seek advanced standing. Students who need to review algebra and trigonometry should enroll first in MATH 1100 Pre-calculus Mathematics before beginning the calculus sequence. High school students considering a major in mathematics at Stockton are strongly urged to take four years of college-preparatory mathematics (through trigonometry), at least three years of college preparatory science (including physics and chemistry), and four years of college-preparatory English courses that emphasize writing. Students who lack adequate backgrounds in high school mathematics, science or English may not be sufficiently prepared to attempt the rigorous freshman- and sophomore-level core courses in mathematics.

Community college graduates who have not completed a one-year sequence in single-variable calculus should expect to spend more than two years at Stockton to obtain a degree in mathematics. Transfer students who wish to major in mathematics should contact the coordinator of the Mathematics program before the beginning of their first term at Stockton.

The Mathematics program has the following concentrations of study:

  • B.A. / B.S. Mathematics - General Concentration
  • B.A. Mathematics - Education Concentration
  • B.S. Mathematics - Actuarial Concentration
  • B.S. Dual Degree Mathematics and Engineering
  • Minor


Worksheet

To see the curriculum for your area of interest you’ll use the web program, Degree Works. This program is accessible even if you are not currently a student with Stockton University.

If you are a current student at Stockton University, access Degree Works  through the portal, then choose the “what if” option to explore the various paths towards degree completion.

Prospective freshman or transfer students, can use the Curriculum & Transfer Equivalency Tool below. In addition, the program degree map below provides valuable degree information and is a guide to assist in planning academic coursework, but should not substitute academic advisement.

 

Instructions on How to Use Curriculum Tool

  • At the next page you are prompted with three (3) options. Select the one that says “continue without signing in.”
  • Respond to each prompt using the pull-down menu in the center of the page. [Please be patient. It may take a few seconds for the system to process your request. If you see a NO symbol, you need to wait a moment!]

Prompts include:

  • Enrollment dates (Choose intended semester attending)
  • Intended level (Choose“undergraduate”)
  • What degree you will pursue? (Choose “Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts”)
  • What is your intended major? (Choose “Biochemistry Molecular Biology”)
  • What is your intended concentration? (Choose “General”)
  • What is your intended minor? (Choose “none or select one - it is not required)
  • For prospective students, choose “I’m all done" button.
  • For transfer students, use the “class” button to see how courses already taken fit into the Stockton degree path.
  • You will see an overview of the degree you have selected, including all requirements.
  • At the bottom of the screen, you could save or print worksheet.

 

Degree Maps

 

Faculty

Bradley Forrest

Bradley Forrest

Associate Professorof Mathematics
609.626.6860 | B - 009a
Renganathan G. Iyer

Renganathan G. Iyer

Associate Professor of Mathematics
609.652.4969  | F - 129
Shannon Keough

Shannon Keough

Teaching Specialist of Mathematics
609.626.3175 | C - 116
Pamela Kosick

Pamela Kosick

Associate Professor of Mathematics
609.652.4912  | C - 107
Suzanne Nezzar

Suzanne Nezzar

Associate Professor of Mathematics
609.626.3522 | C - 104
Brandy Lynn Rapatski

Brandy Lynn Rapatski

Associate Professor of Mathematics
609.626.3521 -  | B - 111
Yujin Shen

Yujin Shen

Associate Professor of Mathematics/Associate  of the Society of Actuaries
609.652.4409  | G - 234
Chia-Lin Wu

Chia-Lin Wu

Professor of Mathematics
609.652.4428  | B - 009B
Judith Vogel

Judith Vogel

Professor of Mathematics
609.626.5548 | B-120

 

Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty 
Robert Cacioppo

Robert Cacioppo

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty
Stephanie Caruso

Stephanie Caruso

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty
Kamini Naik

Kamini Naik

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty
Jennifer Off

Jennifer Off

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty
Karen Osborne Rice

Karen Osborne Rice

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty
Elaine Sullivan

Elaine Sullivan

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty
Christine Wozniak

Christine Wozniak

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty

Opportunities

Some students may wish to take part in off-campus experiences where their knowledge of mathematics may be applied to “real-world” situations. Academic credit can be granted for such an experience, provided it contributes significantly to the student’s intellectual development. Credit will generally be contingent upon a comprehensive report to be submitted after the experience is completed. Seniors may wish to undertake some special project in mathematics for academic credit. This may consist of a thesis, seminar or some other project agreeable to the mathematics faculty. Specifics will be established on a case-by case basis.

Get Involved

The Math Club welcomes all Stockton students with an interest in mathematics. A typical meeting features a guest speaker to showcase career paths available in mathematics. 

 

Essential Learning OutcomesLearn more about the MATH program ELO's. These essential learning outcomes guide all Stockton University students from first-year through graduation to the intellectual and marketable talents needed to prepare for personal and professional success in the 21st century.

Careers

Students who successfully complete a degree program in mathematics may continue their education at the graduate level or pursue careers in secondary education, business, industry, actuarial science or federal/state government. Professional opportunities in actuarial science are excellent since the demand by insurance companies, consulting firms, and government agencies for qualified actuaries exceeds the available supply.

Sample list of potential careers:

Cryptographer
Operations research analyst
Market researcher
Mathematician
Systems engineer
Fraud investigator
Economist
Inventory control specialist
Energy analyst
Actuary
Budget analyst
Data analyst
Financial planner
Insurance underwriter
Software tester
Investment analyst
Accountant
 
Statistician
Programmer analyst
 

 

The Office of Institutional Research collects information on where our alumni land within six months of graduation. To learn more about Mathematics alumni, use the Graduate Outcomes tool.

  • Using the down arrow, uncheck 'All' and select 'Mathematics'

The connections you made with your professors and preceptors are invaluable resources for your career planning. Beyond providing assistance on coursework and scheduling, they can give you guidance in planning for your post-college career. 

In addition, we have a student Career Center that is available to guide you through your career development journey - from CV writing, interview prep or general guidance.