Student Opportunities

Department of Mathematics

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The department has many opportunities for both formal and informal student-student and student-faculty interaction. Available activities also include:

  • The National Putnam Mathematics Exam competition is held on the ACU campus each December.
  • Present your work at the ACU Undergraduate Research Festival.
  • Attend the annual meeting of the Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
  • Attend the regional or national meeting of the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics).

Work in the Department

Many of our students work in the department as graders, tutors, teaching assistants and lab assistants.  If you are interested in working for the department, please contact us.


The department awards several mathematics scholarships to qualified upperclassmen each year. The scholarships are awarded during the spring semester for the following academic year. To be eligible, you must be a mathematics, actuarial science or mathematics teaching major and have earned at least 60 credit hours by the start of the fall semester of the award year. Selection is based upon evidence of ability and scholarship in mathematics or mathematics teaching and evidence of a commitment to the study and achievement in mathematics or mathematics teaching. Some evidences of commitment include active membership in Mu Sigma, participation in mathematics contests and service to the department and/or students.