Department of Mathematics
Stevenson Hall 313
Campus Box 4520
Normal, Il 61790-4520
Office Hours: M - F 8am - 4:30 pm
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Welcome to the Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University invites students with high ability and interest in mathematics to apply for admission to the Departmental Honors in Mathematics Program. The program is designed for the mathematics major who desires a deeper understanding of mathematics.
To be admitted to the Departmental Honors in Mathematics Program, students must:
Students requesting admission to the Departmental Honors in Mathematics Program will have an interview with the Mathematics Honors Advisor, the Department Chair, their Program Director, and other interested faculty prior to admission.
The potential for an in-course honors project (for students in the University Honors Program) is independent of whether or not a student is pursuing Departmental Honors in Mathematics Program. If the professor is agreeable, an in-course honors project may be arranged between the student and professor in any course. The contract must be approved by the Honors Program.
The Mathematics Honors Advisor will evaluate students regularly. The requirements for graduation with Departmental Honors in Mathematics are specified below. Upon successful completion of the program, the transcript and diploma will be stamped with the designation of "Honors in Mathematics" (or Mathematics Education or Actuarial Science of Statistics.) A certificate of recognition will also be presented to the student.
A student will earn Honors in Mathematics by completing the following: