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If you are looking for a math program that will prepare you for a wide array of career and graduate school opportunities that will allow you to not only make a living, but also prepare you for a life that is rich, rewarding and fulfilling, we invite you to join our dynamic team of teachers and learners in an exciting journey to realize your potential and fulfill your promise.

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University of Jamestown Mathematics Distinctions

At University of Jamestown, you have the opportunity to major in three different areas of mathematics or to blend your skills and interests in other areas with a minor in mathematics. Distinctions of the University of Jamestown Mathematics program include:

  • Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
  • A student community which creates an atmosphere of learning and mutual success
  • Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities


Proven Success

  • Students pursuing further studies in graduate schools or engineering have been accepted into numerous prestigious universities around the country
  • Graduates have found rewarding careers in an array of professional positions
  • 99% average placement rate within six months after graduation for 2009 and 2010 graduating seniors
Specific coursework for this major is outlined in the downloadable courses and requirements. Courses & Requirements

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

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Fatholah Kassemi, PhDProfessor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, Educational Mathematics, University of Northern Colorado; MS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Dayton
Teaches: College Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics, Physics, Cosmos, Statics, Dynamics, Linear Algebra, Algebraic Structures, History of Mathematics, and Real Analysis
Patel-Asish Ashish Patel, MSAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: MS in Mathematics; BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, University of North Dakota
Teaches: Ideas in Mathematics, College Algebra, Calculus I, Calculus II, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, Visual Basic, and Advanced Web Design
Seal-Black-(no-back)_4 David Harpster, Ed.D.Assistant Professor of Mathematics and GraduateProgram Director

Certifications/Degrees: Doctor of Education, Curriculum & Instruction; Montana State University-Bozeman
Teaches: College Algebra, Precalculus, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I, II, and III, Applied Calculus, Calculus I, II, and III, Introductory Statistics, College Geometry, History of Mathematics, and Calculus for Teachers
Adjunct Faculty
  • University of Jamestown
    Mathematics Department
    6034 College Lane
    Jamestown ND, 58405