With a mathematics degree from Coker, you can turn your natural gift for numbers into a rewarding career in one of many growing fields.
Coker’s unique, discussion-based round-table learning philosophy ensures that you’ll have interactive and engaging coursework that challenges you to think creatively and develop your logical reasoning skills. But our curriculum is also designed around the importance of practical experience, meaning that opportunities for research, independent studies, and internships abound. Plus, with the help of knowledgeable and dedicated professors, you have the option to explore topics beyond what’s typically covered in the classroom—our program allows you to tailor your coursework and research to align with your personal interests and career goals.
Key Classes for Your Success
History of Mathematics
Math has been an important problem-solving tool throughout history. In this course, you will investigate how people from past societies applied mathematics and quantitative reasoning to achieve their goals. You will also learn how to adapt and apply quantitative reasoning methods invented by different cultures.
Probability & Statistics
Understanding principles of probability and statistics is an essential skill in research, decision-making, and critical analysis. This course will guide you through a calculus-based study of probability distributions and their application to statistical analysis.
This course combines mathematics with computer science and problem-solving skills. You’ll learn about a variety of related topics, including computer arithmetic, error propagation, roundoff error, root finding methods, numerical differentiation, numerical integration, and polynomial interpolation.
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Meet Your Mentors
Paul F. Dostert
Adjunct Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
“After spending years doing mathematics and computer science research, I decided I’d like to focus on education. I chose Coker University due to the…
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Math Program, Director of the Center for Quantitative LiteracyRead More
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Currently Serving as QEP Implementation Director
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
“I have a passion for mathematics, and I love sharing my passion with others. I also have a deep interest in the cosmos and love learning about our…
Special Instructor in Mathematics
“At Coker, [I am] able to engage with students and tackle problems together. Coker is able to be diverse and challenging, while still making each…