Purpose and Desired Outcomes
The Purpose of the Mathematics Department
The Department of Mathematics endeavors to develop students' numerical and analytical abilities to investigate, formulate, analyze, and articulate solutions to problems within the discipline of mathematics.
Targets and Goals of the Mathematics Department
- Data Collection and Analysis: Graduates will investigate, formulate, analyze and solve scientific problems using appropriate data.
- Numerical Calculations: Graduates will learn the necessary facts and information within certain mathematical areas and perform appropriate calculations to solve problems in those areas such as algebra, geometry, calculus and discrete mathematics.
- Scientific Writing: Graduates will be acquainted with the necessary library resources and scientific style and terminology and have the necessary skills to properly prepare a written scientific argument in mathematics or mathematics education.
- Scientific Presentation: Graduates, with the knowledge and use of the latest in technology, will effectively communicate orally a thorough and succinct presentation on a topic in mathematics or mathematics education.