Mathematical Sciences Department

Mathematical Sciences Department

Are you interested in problem solving and critical thinking? In St. Kate’s mathematical sciences courses, you will acquire a broad background in theoretical mathematics, applied statistics, and computer science in an environment that deeply values personal interaction and collaborative research.

Available Programs
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Creative, vibrant, supportive educators and mentors

Our math and statistics faculty are dedicated to helping all students succeed — from the nursing major taking statistics, the chemistry major taking calculus, the humanities major taking math for the liberal arts to the math major preparing for graduate school. Our work is to bring the joy and beauty of mathematics to all Katies.

The Math and Sciences Division chair is Taviare Hawkins, PhD.

Math Placement Tests

You may need to take a placement test to assess your skills before you register for a math, statistics, chemistry or physics course.

Four pieces of information determine whether you need to take a placement test:

  • Your major
  • The math courses required for your major
  • The target math ACT subscore for each course
  • Your math ACT subscore

You need to take a math placement assessment only if your math ACT subscore is below the required level for the math course that you are interested in pursuing or if you do not have a math ACT subscore on record with the Registrar.