2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics Department

Isa Jubran, chair
David Dickerson, coordinator, adolescence education: mathematics (7-12)
Moffett Center, Room 129
(607) 753-4326
Fax: (607) 753-2971
Email: math@cortland.edu


Arts and Sciences


Abolghassem Alemzadeh, David Dickerson, Cecile Dore, Mary Gfeller, Thomas J. Heidt, Ter-Jenq Huang, Isa S. Jubran, Qunicy Loney, Damien Pitman, Mahdi H. Rubaii, Claus Schubert, Sonia Sharma

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)
  • Participation in regional undergraduate mathematics conferences and contests
  • Opportunities for Student Teaching in Australia


  1. Degree requirements listed in this catalog  apply to the majors offered by this department.
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. – 90 credit hours; B.S. – 60 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 six credit hours of additional mathematics at the calculus level or above by the beginning of their junior year.