The Math Department at Northwest Shoals Community College is committed to helping students excel in developmental and transfer math courses so they can succeed in career/technical programs or prepare to transfer to a university.  We offer a variety of courses at flexible times, including day, night, and online.  Review the links below on how math courses at NWSCC can help you achieve your goals!

Math Labs

Many NWSCC math students complete courses at one of our campus Math Labs.  Below you will find current information on Math Lab hours and important dates.

Fall 2022

Shoals Campus Math Lab Hours

Monday-Thursday   8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phil Campbell Campus Math Lab Hours

Monday & Wednesday   8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday   8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Tutoring Options

Student Support Services – offers free in-person tutoring for qualified students

Smarthinking Online Tutoring  – free drop-in or scheduled online tutoring accessible through your Blackboard account by clicking the Smarthinking link in your Blackboard course list or by clicking the ‘Connect to a Tutor’ button while working in MyMathLab.

Math Faculty

Dr. Matt Gargis

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Mathematics Instructor, Mathematics Division Chairperson, Faculty Director of Upward Bound Math and Science Work Phone: 256-331-8029 Website: Office Hours

Sharon Watson

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Mathematics Instructor Work Phone: 256-331-6253 Website: Office Hours

Brian Smith

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Mathematics Instructor Work Phone: 256-331-8007 Website: Office Hours

Kim Sheppard

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Mathematics Instructor Work Phone: 256-331-5331 Website: Office Hours

Pam Peters

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CIS/Business/Math Instructor Work Phone: 256-331-8106 Website: Office Hours

Claude Eubanks

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Math/Physical Science Instructor Work Phone: 256-331-5293 Website: Office Hours

Sherry Crabtree

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Mathematics Instructor Work Phone: 256-331-6258 Website: Office Hours

Part-Time Math Faculty

Frank Billingham

Kim Brown

Makenzie Holley

Brian Martin

Melinda Pounds

Sherry Tippett