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    Harding University
  Aug 17, 2022
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Department of Mathematics

Programs of Study Faculty Website


The mission of the Department of Mathematics is to:

  1. Provide cultural training in mathematics;
  2. Prepare teachers of secondary school mathematics;
  3. Provide the basic training in mathematics needed by preprofessional students and students of science; and
  4. Lay a broad foundation for students majoring in mathematics.

Program Requirements

Mathematics and Data Science majors may elect either the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree.

Leveling work decreases the number of electives or increases the total hours in the degree.

The following scores are used to determine if leveling work is required.

Course Math ACT Score Math SAT Score ACCUPLACER* CLT**
MATH 1320   19 or higher 510 or higher 237-262 18
MATH 1330   22 or higher 540 or higher 263 or higher 20
MATH 1340   22 or higher 540 or higher 263 or higher 20
MATH 2300   25 or higher 590 or higher n/a 23
MATH 2350   28 or higher 660 or higher n/a 28

* ACCUPLACER Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, & Statistics placement test
** Classical Learning Test: Quantitative Reasoning score


Chair: Ronald G. Smith, Ph.D.


Deborah G. Duke, Ed.D.
Jason Holland, Ph.D.
Travis Thompson, Ph.D.

Associate Professors:

James Burk, Ph.D.
Ronald G. Smith, Ph.D.
Marty Spears, Ph.D.
     Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Assistant Professors:

Jill Davis, M.S.
Laurie Walker, M.S.


    Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of ScienceNon-Degree