Mathematics Department Objectives
Math Vision Statement
To provide the premier undergraduate experience in mathematics amongst institutions in the Northwest, by offering a broad and challenging program with outstanding instruction and opportunities for close interaction between students, instructors and highly qualified faculty with strong and active programs of scholarship and professional involvement.
Math Mission Statement
In accordance with the mission of Western Washington University and the College of Science and Engineering, we aim to provide high quality education in mathematics meeting the needs of students and the state at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, providing a wide range of effective courses for math majors and students in other units; to equip our students with the conceptual understanding and computational skills to use quantitative reasoning and analysis effectively in their personal and professional lives; and to contribute to the mathematical profession through productive scholarship and active participation in the community and professional organizations.