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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am to 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 2:30pm

Welcome to the NVC Mathematics Department!

The Northwest Vista Math Department strives to educate its students and help them see the value of mathematics as an integrated discipline both in academics and in the real world.

Are you interested in majoring in Mathematics?

Northwest Vista College currently offers an Associate degree with optional electives in Mathematics:

The degree provides a foundation that is designed to transfer to a senior-level institution leading to a Bachelor's degree.


What does a math major study?

  • Calculus (differential, integral, and multivariate)
  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Abstract Algebra (sometimes referred to as Modern Algebra)
  • Real Analysis
  • Axiomatic Geometry
  • Topology
  • Number Theory
  • Statistics

The courses that are currently offered can be found at the link below:

Orientation for MATH 1414 - Diagnostic Test

For the MATH 0080 course, you are required to bring a completed Diagnostic Test. A copy of the Diagnostic Test is available by following this link.

The Adjunct Faculty Website (Canvas)

Click here to login to Canvas

Academic Departments

Math and Engineering Contacts

Mathematics and Engineering Department 
Phone: 210-486-4231
Office: JH-213

Yalitza P. Guerra
Administrative Service Specialist
Phone: 210-486-4235
Office: JH-213

Hector Trevino
Mathematics Faculty/Coordinator
Phone: 210-486-4349
Office: JH-213D

Qiaoying Zhou
Department Chair
Phone: 210-486-4383
Office: JH-213E

Math Mission

Our mission is to help students do the following:

1) Appreciate the relevance of mathematics, its relationship to other disciplines, and its role, both in society and in their personal lives.

2) Develop the attitude, skills, and knowledge necessary to understand, analyze, and solve practical problems, with a special emphasis on critical-thinking and the application of mathematical techniques.

3) Understand the benefits of cooperative learning and how it can be balanced with independent learning to foster lifelong learning.