2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics Department

Moffett Center, Room 129
(607) 753-4326


Arts and Sciences


R. Bruce Mattingly (Chair), Abolghassem Alemzadeh, David Dickerson, Cecile Dore, Daniel L. Driscoll, George F. Feissner, Mary Gfeller, Ter-Jenq Huang, Isa S. Jubran, Damien Pitman, Mahdi H. Rubaii

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration section.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12)
Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12)
Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education: Physics and Mathematics (7-12)

Majors Offered

Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12)
Adolescence Education: Physics and Mathematics (7-12)

Minors Offered



The Mathematics Department offers programs for students interested in developing quantitative, logical reasoning and problem solving skills in preparation for careers in business, government or industry, or for graduate study in mathematics. Students interested in teaching may choose a concentration leading to initial certification in mathematics or joint certification in physics and mathematics for grades 7-12.

Special Features

  • Mathematics Club
  • Mathematics Computer Classroom
  • Institutional Memberships in the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM), Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Putnam Examination and Mathematical Contest in Modeling teams
  • Participation in regional undergraduate mathematics conferences
  • Opportunities for Student Teaching in Australia


  1. Degree Requirements listed here apply to the majors offered by this department.
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. – 90 credit hours; B.S. – 75 credit hours
  3. Students transferring to SUNY Cortland from other colleges intending to major in mathematics should have completed at least 12 credit hours of calculus and 6 credit hours of additional mathematics at the calculus level or above by the beginning of their junior year.


I. Major

IV. Minor