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School of Mathematics

School of Mathematics has a long history for offering undergraduate programs in Putian University since its establishment. The School offers three undergraduate programs: Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (Teacher-oriented), Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (financial mathematics), Information and Computing Science. The School has more than 600 full-time undergraduate students and a total number of 36 faculty members, including 5 professors, 7 associate professors, 8 Ph.D. holders and 24 masters.

The School attaches great importance to the discipline construction and scientific research. The Fundamental Mathematics is recognized as the key discipline in those newly built universities in Fujian Province while the Applied Mathematics laboratory is also considered as the key laboratory in universities of Fujian Province. Since 2003, the teaching faculty has successfully undertaken 55 scientific research programs, among which two are funded by NFSC (National Science Foundation of China) and three by National Science Foundation of Fujian Province , and their research funding reaches as much as 3 million. They have published more than 300 academic papers, among which 101 have been indexed by SCI, EI, and ISTP.

School of Mathematics also attaches great importance to the specialty construction and the teaching quality. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is a major renowned for its unique features in universities of Fujian Province. Meanwhile courses such as Mathematical Analysis, Advanced Algebraand Analytic Geometry are also granted as the Excellence Courses for Undergraduates in Fujian Province. Since 2006, students have been awarded the first prize twice, second prize five times for participating the National College Students' Mathematical Modeling Competition. From 2005 to 2011, it is estimated that 168 undergraduates have been admitted by key universities such as Fudan University,Xiamen University in National Entrance Examination for Postgraduates, and those students take up 14% of the total numbers of graduates.