(1) Educational Objectives
The Department emphasizes on both the fundamental mathematical theory and practical applications. To realize this vision, the following are set as the department’s educational objectives:
Value the development of mathematical logical reasoning and analyzing.
Apply mathematical knowledge to problems in other disciplines.
Appreciate fundamental research and encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration as well as academic exchange.
Emphasize the implementation of personality education and counseling mechanism.
(2) Five-Year BS/MS Program
The Five-Year BS/MS program is instituted to encourage distinguished undergraduate students in the Department to take graduate courses prior to receiving their BS degree, which will enable them to study continuously for a shorter period of time to receive their BS and MS degrees.
To prepare our students for the job market, the Department offers certificates with options in applied mathematics, statistical science, physical science, computer science, and management science. These programs are provided to keep students’ future career options open.