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Course Notation Information
Academic Foundations 003
Africana Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History 080, 081, 082, 083, 085
Arts & Sciences 090
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Creative Writing 200
Data Science 219
Economics 220
Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
English 350, 352
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience/Geology 460
Global Politics 487
Health and Society 502
Health Information Management 504
History 510, 512
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Learning Goals
Major Requirements: Mathematics Major (NCAS)
Major Requirements: Applied Mathematics
Minor Requirements: Mathematics
Teacher Certification
Courses (Mathematics 640)
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
Youth Development & Juvenile Justice 985
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Mathematics 640  

Mathematics 640
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Smith Hall



Please consult the department website for updates regarding any changes in course offerings or major requirements.

The major in mathematics is offered at Newark College of Arts and Sciences (NCAS). The minor in mathematics is offered at NCAS and at University College-Newark (UC-N). The major in applied mathematics is offered at NCAS and at UC-N.

John Randall

Undergraduate Program Director:
Robert Puhak

Director of College Algebra and Basic Math Programs: Robert Puhak


Mark Feighn, Sci.B., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

Jane Gilman, B.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia

Li Guo, B.S., Lanzhu (China); M.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Washington

John Loftin, A.B., B.S., Stanford; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard

Zhengyu Mao, B.S., Shanghai Jiaotong (China); Ph.D., Columbia

Lee Mosher, B.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Princeton

Ulrich Oertel, B.Sci., Edinburgh (Scotland); M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Patrick Shafto, Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Data Science

Diana Shelstad, B.A., Tasmania (Australia); M.Sci., Monash (Australia); Ph.D., Yale

Jacob Sturm, B.S., Columbia; Ph.D., Princeton

Xiaowei Wang, B.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Brandeis

Associate Professors:

John Randall, B.A., Sidney Sussex College (Cambridge); M.Sc., Ph.D., Warwick

Anastasiia Tsvietkova, Ph.D., Tennessee

Assistant Professors:

Teng Fei, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bin Guo, B.S., Ph.D., Rutgers

Kyle Hayden, B.S., Haverford; Ph.D., Boston College

Chen Wan, Ph.D., Minnesota

Teaching Professor:

Robert Puhak, B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.A., Villanova; Ph.D., Lehigh

Associate Teaching Professors:

Vincent Graziano, B.S., Yale; Ph.D., Stony Brook

Galathara Kahanda, B.S., Sri Lanka; M.S., Brooklyn College (CUNY); M.Phil., Ph.D., CUNY

Assistant Teaching Professors:

Joseph Elliot, M.S., Arkansas Tech; Ph.D., Arkansas

Leonardo Marazzi, B.S., Costa Rica; Ph.D., Purdue

Michael Renne, B.S., Boise State; M.S., Western Washington; Ph.D., Oregon State

Veronica Zhang, B.S., Rutgers; M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Distinguished Professor of Professional Practice:

Nicole Richardson, B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.A., Delaware

Teaching Instructors:

Shakeelah Asghar, M.S., Montclair State; B.A., Rutgers

Fatiha Assadipour, B.S., Algerian Institute of Technology

Mousumi Chakrabarty, M.A; M.S; Lewis University of Chicago; Ph.D., North Central

Abini Cross, B.E., M.E. Anna University (India)

Research Associates:

Chi-Ken Lu, Ph.D., Chiao Tung (Taiwan)

Bruno Richard, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Concordia University (Quebec)

Emeritus Faculty:

William F. Keigher, B.A., Montclair State College; A.M., Ph.D., Illinois

C. David Keys, B.S., Louisiana State; M.S., Ph.D., Chicago

Robert Sczech, Ph.D., Bonn (Germany)

General Policies

Successful completion of 103, 106, 107, 108, 109, or any higher-level math course with a grade of C or better fulfills the university math proficiency requirement for graduation. Mathematics courses must be taken each semester until the university mathematics proficiency requirement is met.

Mathematics courses up to 135 must be taken sequentially. Once such a math course is successfully completed with a grade of C or better, a student cannot repeat the same course or take a lower-level math course for degree credit.

Prerequisites for all courses offered by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science must be passed with a C or better.

Please visit the departmental website for the most up-to-date information about major and minor requirements and current courses.  
For additional information, contact RU-info at 848-445-info (4636) or
Comments and corrections to: One Stop Student Services Center.

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