The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Technology offers an undergraduate program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. The mission of the mathematics program is to produce professionally knowledgeable and well-rounded graduates who have a foundation of logical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making with solid analytical skills applicable to any field of study.
The curriculum of the program covers geometry, college algebra, modern algebra, trigonometry, calculus statistics, numerical analysis, ordinary differential equations, and discrete mathematics. It also includes computer science, social science and humanities courses in order to produce knowledgeable and well-rounded graduates. This program is designed to prepare students for advanced study or careers as mathematicians, actuaries, mathematical economists, operations researchers, or teachers of mathematics. A minimum of 45 credit hours in mathematics above the 100-level is required.
The mission of the mathematics program is to produce professionally knowledgeable and well-rounded graduates who have a foundation of logical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making with solid analytical skills applicable to any field of study.
The goals of the BS in the Mathematics program are to produce leaders who will have the following:
- A mature understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts and techniques
- The ability to use mathematical models to formulate, analyze and solve real life problems
- The ability to communicate mathematical ideas clearly and logically to both specialized and general audiences.
Student Learning Outcomes
Each mathematics graduate will demonstrate the following:
- The ability to define fundamental mathematics concepts
- The ability to develop mathematical models from real world applications and apply problem-solving skills
- The ability to perform mathematical research
- The ability to prepare technical reports and presentations
- The ability to use technology to communicate mathematical concepts both orally and verbally.
This degree program requires a minimum of 122 semester hours for completion.