Mathematics

Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

News and Events

Congratulations to Award Winners

Erin M. Stone, University Valedictorian (she is minoring in mathematics)
Dr. Emma L. Schafer, Outstanding Math Faculty
Matthew T. Selden, Outstanding Student in Actuarial Science
Nathan L. Jewkes, Outstanding Student in Pure Mathematics
Ashley M. Damavandi, Outstanding Student in Math Education
Jason R. Adams, Outstanding Math Student and the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering Valedictorian

When Will I Use Math?

Ever asked yourself that question? Check out the math website full of answers. Find careers, salaries, tips for success, and more. This site is supported by AMS, MAA, and BYU Math.


The Department of Mathematics is committed to offering a well-rounded academic program that will enhance the lives of those who take its courses. The demand for mathematical knowledge and skills is high in both industry and education. In secondary schools, the two greatest shortages of qualified teachers across the nation are in mathematics and technology. Also, jobs outlook publications continually rate mathematics as one of the skills most in demand for college graduates, jobs in mathematics and actuarial science continually top lists in job satisfaction surveys.

Mathematics Department Mission, Southern Utah University 2015-2016 General Catalog