The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at ETSU, until very recently known as the Department of Mathematics, was one of the original departments formed in 1911 when East Tennessee State Normal School, now ETSU, was created. We are a vibrant teaching and research unit in which shared governance is the norm. Our mission encompasses teaching and research in Pure and Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Mathematics Education. Our research strengths are in Discrete Mathematics, Mathematical Modeling and Computation, and Statistics. We currently have on board twenty-one tenured or tenure-track faculty members whose responsibilities typically include both teaching and research. We also employ three lecturers, five adjunct faculty, and several graduate assistants whose primary role is teaching.
We offer a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and two Master’s degrees: The MS in Mathematical Sciences, and the MS in Mathematical Sciences, Pre-Collegiate Teaching Concentration (the latter is offered only as a cohort program). We currently have 119 undergraduate majors, each enrolled in one of four tracks – Mathematical Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics Education, and Quantitative Modeling; and 20 graduate students pursuing their MS degrees. We currently offer a minor in Mathematics and a minor in Statistics.
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Among the externally funded programs the department currently participates in are
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