2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics Department

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

School of Arts and Sciences

Students solving a math equation


Abolghassem Alemzadeh, Christa Carsten, David Dickerson, Mary Gfeller, Philip Gipson, Isa S. Jubran, Garrett Otto, Nicholas Packauskas, Yassir Rabhi, Jolie Roat

Adjunct Faculty

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

Degrees and Minor

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)
Minor in Mathematics


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
  • Dedicated smartboard-equipped mathematics classroom
  • Institutional Memberships in the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the American Mathematical Association (AMS), and the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
  • 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




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