Lamar University Mathematics Department


Mathematics is the foundation and common language of physics, science, engineering, and computer science. In addition, there is a rich history of the influence of mathematics on economics, business, and even on arts and music. Mathematics is a gateway to a wonderful world of discovery.

The Department of Mathematics offers a full range of courses in applied and pure mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education for elementary and secondary certification. A mathematics major will not only find professors who are thoughtful and caring, but they will also find professors who are active researchers and seek to engage majors in research opportunities and research seminars.


The Mathematics Department offers a B.A., B.S. and M.S. along with options.

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Tracks: General, Teacher Certification
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Tracks: General, Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics
Post-Baccalaureate Specialization in Mathematics
Minor in Mathematics
Double (Second) Major in Mathematics
Master of Science in Mathematics
Thesis Option
Non-Thesis Option
Fast Track Bachelor of Science/Masters of Science


Degree Course Requirements