The primary mission of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is to serve the educational needs of Central Arkansas and beyond and, in particular, to offer programs and services that meet the special needs of its diverse student body in its metropolitan location. The B.A. and B.S. degree programs in mathematics, offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, are consistent with this mission. The primary goal of the programs is to give students the mathematical knowledge and understanding necessary for successful careers in business, industry or government, teaching mathematics at the secondary school level, and pursuing graduate studies.
To prepare our students to enter graduate school, to teach at the secondary level, and to be employed and act in a consulting capacity on matters concerning mathematics. To prepare our students to understand and use mathematics in other fields of knowledge with basic mathematical skills for everyday life.