School of Arts and Sciences

School of Arts and Sciences


Careers rooted in mathematics are in high demand, but there are limited graduates in this field.

The Department of Mathematics curriculum is designed to provide:

  • Competence in the basic skills and understanding for dealing with numbers and forms.
  • Communication of thought through symbolic expressions and graphs.
  • Cultural advancement through a realization of the significance of mathematics in its relation to the total physical and social structure.
  • Preparation for future study and research in mathematics.
  • Preparation of teachers of mathematics.
  • An understanding of mathematics as a logical system of ordered ideas.


Dr. Alonzo F. Peterson,
Langston University: Mathematics Langston, OK 73050
Phone: (405) 466-3341 toll free

Degree Options & Study Plans

Our Mathematics department offers two majors 1) Mathematics (Bachelor of Science) and 2) Mathematics Education (Bachelor of Science in Education) that will help you improve your problem-solving skills and prepare you for a successful career in a variety of fields including the rewarding field of teaching.

Upcoming Events

Annual Honors Day

April 4, 2024
Involves the business aspects of food and fiber production and marketing. Students who major in Agribusiness will be learning business concepts (marketing, management, human resources management and finance) that can be applied to real-world issues and opportunities within the agricultural and life sciences industries. Our program produces highly trained graduates that possess the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to compete ...

Potential Careers

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Commodities Marketing/ Merchandising
  • Banking/Finance & credit

Annual Minority Health Forum

April 25, 2024
The School of Nursing and Health Professions is hosting its Annual Minority Health Forum. This year’s theme is “Mental Health Disparities and Harm Reduction Strategies” and the guest speaker is Farah Antoine-Mayberry, the director of Imani’s Village. The forum will be held in Allied Health Building Room 105 and online via Zoom. You can access the Zoom at: Meeting ...


May 4, 2024
This year’s ceremony is set to be held in person at the W.E. Anderson Stadium on the Langston campus on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. Use #LUGRAD24 to tag tweets and photos before, during and after commencement! Should inclement weather arise, two ceremonies will be held inside the C.F. Gayles Gymnasium. One at 10 a.m. and another at ...