The Mathematics Department, as an academic unit of the College of Science of De La Salle University- Manila, subscribes to the University's vision - mission of producing responsible citizens who adhere to the principles of professional ethics and the Lasallian values of religio, mores et cultura.
Guided by the Motto "Christian Achievers for God and Country," the Mathematics Department aims to prepare and train students to become independent and analytical thinkers with a continuing desire to learn and use their knowledge to the attainment of social justice and peace and the preservation of a safe and healthy environment for the benefit of all generations of Filipinos. It further commits itself to the continuing pursuit of mathematical expertise in the fields of instruction and research while constantly enhancing opportunities for social involvement and spiritual growth of its faculty and students.
Through periodic assessment, evaluation and updating of its curricular programs and facilities, networking with the national and international mathematical community, and providing technical service to industry and government and private agencies, the Department ensures the attainment of its goals in accordance with the University's thrust and directions.
The Mathematics Department is consistently recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Excellence. It teaches its students to understand and appreciate the relevance of mathematics to modern society. It develops disciplined but flexible minds capable of logical though, critical analysis, imagination, and problem solving.
Since its establishment in 1946, the Mathematics Department of De La Salle University-Manila has been a service arm for different units of the University. Initially, it serviced the undergraduate colleges, but in 1964, the Graduate School of Education, Arts and Sciences (GSEAS) began availing of its services as well through the mathematics course offerings for the Master of Arts in Education program with concentration in Mathematics. At present, the faculty of the Department of Mathematics handles graduate and undergraduate courses for students of the College of Science, College of Business and Economics, College of Liberal Arts, College of Computer Studies and College of Education.
The Mathematics Department offers the following undergraduate programs:
The Department is also offering three graduate programs: