The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences is one of the largest and oldest academic departments at Western Michigan University. The department is internationally recognized for its scholarly excellence. Our mathematics faculty maintains a strong reputation for scholarship through an impressive level of research and grant activity.
Major undergraduate programs include mathematics, applied mathematics, and elementary, middle school and secondary mathematics education. Graduate programs include mathematics, mathematics education and applied and computational mathematics.
Our mathematics faculty maintains a strong reputation for scholarship through an impressive level of research and grant activity.
In recent years the department has hosted important conferences in:
- Algebraic topology
- Differential equations
- Graph theory
- Linear algebra
Beyond the classroom
As a mathematics student at WMU, you will benefit from student lectures, speakers and mathematical discussions sponsored by Pi Mu Epsilon. Another organization you may consider joining is the University's chapter of the School Science and Mathematics Association.