Department Overview

Vision

The Department of​ Mathematics envisions itself to be a centre of excellence in teaching mathematical sciences, community based-research, creative activities, and outreach services. 


 

​Mission

The mission of the Department of Mathematics is to provide high quality education at the undergraduate level, and to prepare mathematics professionals to participate and contribute to their societies. It aspires to carry out the University of Sharjah's objective to instill in its student a spirit of independent research and a deep commitment to scientific thinking and continuous progress.


 

Program Objectives

The Department of Mathematics seeks to provide quality education aimed at preparing high caliber professionals capable of achieving success and contributing to the development of the country in line with an ever-changing world.

The mathematics program is designed to achieve the following Program objectives:
1. Provide students with definitions of fundamental concepts and the major theorems of the core
areas of undergraduate Mathematics.
2. Develop students’ ability to construct mathematical proofs.
3. Train the students to analyze and interpret statistical data related to real-life problems.
4. Train students to formulate and evaluate the feasibility of a problem solving strategy.
5. Develop students’ ability to communicate mathematical/statistical results in written and oral forms.
6. Train students to design and implement algorithms for solving real-life problems.

The above mentioned program objectives are achieved by incorporating them in the following Program learning outcomes.

1.      Apply a broad range of core mathematical knowledge and techniques, including advanced calculus, linear algebra, geometry, differential equations, probability and statistics.

2.      Apply scientific experiments and research methods to continuously build on existing knowledge with modern and innovative ideas.

3.      Utilize mathematical knowledge and IT skills to design, implement and enhance computer programs.

4.      Function on multidisciplinary teams.

5.      Analyze statistical data to identify and solve applied scientific problems

6.      Understand professional and ethical responsibility

7.      Communicate mathematical knowledge directly and indirectly with precision, clarity and organization.

8.      Formulate mathematical models to solve real-life problems in a contemporary global and societal context.

9.      Utilize modern techniques and skills obtained to achieve pre-determined goals and improve overall performance in a professional set-up.​